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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4641
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):  2.40
Weight (g):  4.93
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3674.
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Description:  Obverse: Busts of Leo l. and Constantine r. facing wearing cross crown, attire too worn to be visible. Reverse: Denomination mark M (40) with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: LEOh S C O hSτ (Leo and Constantine). Reverse: XXX NNN ('year 30'). Off. A.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVIII AE7a, BN II pl.LXXI Cp/AE/07

4 Related People

Constantine
Armenian


Leo V
Armenian

820-12-25
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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