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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4572
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; Syracuse
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  751-775
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.77
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2819.
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Description:  Obverse: Constantine V and son Leo standing facing dividing legend, wearing chlamys and cross crowns, a cross between them. Reverse: Leo standing facing dividing legend, wearing chlamys and cross crown and holding cross potent in right hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: K […] (Constantine). Reverse: […] N / Δ ϵ C […].

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl. X Æ19b.1, BN II pl. LXVII Sy/Æ/07

4 Related People

Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Leo IV
Byzantine
750-01
780-09-08
Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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