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ID number:  BIRBI-LR591
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Carthage 1945 Hoard
Maker:  Leo I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  457-474
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1567. 5th October 1966, from the Carthage 1945 Hoard, number 15.
BIRBI-LR591.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Leo looking slightly r., wearing cuirass and plumed helmet holding spear behind head in r. hand and shield with a horseman in l. Reverse: Vicotry standing l. holing cross in front, star in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN LEO PE RPET AV (Our Lord Leo eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI A A<CC (Imperial Victory). Control mark: B (2). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  RIC X 605

Notes:  Has been XRF tested as part of 'All That Glitters' project.

4 Related People

Carthage 1945 Hoard



Leo I
Roman

474
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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