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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4634
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Leo V; Constantine; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  813-820
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  2.16
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4052; bt. Glendining 28th November 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: legend. Reverse: cross potent on three steps within one dotted circle.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + LEOh / S COhSτAh/τIhE EC θEЧ / bASILIS RO/MAIOh (Leo and Constantintine by God Emperors of the Romans). Reverse: IhSЧS XRISτЧS nICA (Jesus Christ conquer).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVII AR4.2, BN II pl.LXXI Cp/AR/03

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine
Armenian


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Leo V
Armenian

820-12-25
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