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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4566
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine V; Syracuse
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  741-751
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.23
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2826.
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Description:  Obverse: Constantine V standing facing dividing legend, wearing chlamys and holding akakia in right hand. Reverse: Leo standing facing dividing legend, wearing chlamys and holding akakia in right hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […] ω […] / Δ E C Π (Despot Constantine). Reverse: […] / Δ E C Π (Despot…).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl. X Æ18.2, BN II pl. LXVII Sy/Æ/03

3 Related People

Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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