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ID number:  BIRBI-B4436
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Leontios; Syracuse
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  695-698
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  5.06
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1923. Bought 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Leontios facing, bearded, wearing loros and crossed crown, with mappa in r. hand. Reverse: monogram visible above M denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None visible. Mint Mark: SCL.

Bibliography:  MIB III Leontios pl.42 Küpfer 36.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Leontios
Byzantine

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