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ID number:  BIRBI-B4637
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Leo V; Constantinople
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  813
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  5.90
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3675; bt. Glendining 3rd May 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Leo facing wearing chlamys and cross crown holding cross potent in r. hand and akakia in l. Reverse: denomination mark with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: LE On bASI… (Leo Emperor). Reverse: XXX NN… ('year 30'). Off. A.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVIII AE 6.2, BN II pl.LXXI Cp/AE/01

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Leo V
Armenian

820-12-25
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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