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ID number:  BIRBI-B4577
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; Naples?
Denomination:  Twenty nummi
Place made:  Naples
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  751-775
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2806.
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Description:  Obverse: busts of Constantine V and son Leo facing, wearing chlamys, atop a bar above legend. Reverse: bust of Leo III facing wearing loros, atop a bar above legend, a globus cruciger in field at r..

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MKΛ (?). Reverse: Λ (Leo?).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl. X Æ20

4 Related People

Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Leo IV
Byzantine
750-01
780-09-08
Naples
Byzantine;Italian


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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