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ID number:  BIRBI-B4551
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine V; Constantinople
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  741-751
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.93
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2812.
BIRBI-B4551.jpg

Description:  Bust of Constantine facing wearing chlamys and cross crown, holds globus cruciger in right hand. Reverse: denomination mark dividing date with cross above

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dN CO[...] (Lord Constantine). Reverse: xxx (30). Off. B.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl. IX Æ6
BN II pl. LXVII Æ/01

Notes:  Badly off flan

3 Related People

Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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