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ID number:  BIRBI-B4555
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine V; Leo IV; Constantinople
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  751-775
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.13
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3047. Bt Spink Nov 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: busts of Constantine and son Leo facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, a cross between their heads. Reverse: bust of Leo III facing, atop bar with double pellet at end, wearing loros and crown and holding cross potent in right hand, a cross in field r; below bar, denomination mark dividing date.

Inscriptions:  Reverse: N / X (Year 10). Off. A.

Bibliography:  Cf. DOC III.1 pl. IX Æ11 or BN II pl. LXVII Æ/03 but with reversed N X, which is unknown this late

4 Related People

Leo IV
Byzantine
750-01
780-09-08
Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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