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ID number:  BIRBI-B4578
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Leo III; Constantine V; Syracuse
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  720-741
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.05
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0690.
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Description:  Obverse: bearded bust of Leo III facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown and holding globus cruciger in r. hand and akakia in l. Reverse: bust of child Constantine facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown and holding globus cruciger in r. hand and akakia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ND LE ON P A ME (Lord Leo, for many years). Reverse: DCO SNTANTI (Lord Constantine).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl. V AV43

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