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ID number:  BIRBI-B4556
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Leo III; Syracuse
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  2.64
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4022. Bt Spink Feb 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Leo facing, wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger in right hand and akakia in left. Reverse: bust of Constantine, atop bar, wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger in right; below bar, denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Mint-mark [S]C[L]

Bibliography:  Cf. DOC III.1 pl. V Æ54a

3 Related People

Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Leo III
Syrian
685
741-06-18
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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