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ID number:  BIRBI-B4639
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:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  813-820
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  4.89
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3672.
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Description:  Obverse: busts of Leo and Constantine facing wearing chlamys and cross crown. Reverse: denomination mark with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: LEOn S CO n SτAh (Leo and Constantine). Reverse: XXX NNN ('year 30'). Off. A.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVIII AE7f

Notes:  Double-struck.

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine
Armenian


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Leo V
Armenian

820-12-25
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