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ID number:  BIRBI-B4437
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Leontios; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  695-698
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.40
Weight (g):  1.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0817. Bought Glendining 30th May 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Leontios facing, bearded, wearing loros and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D LEO… (Lord Leontios). Reverse: VICTORIA AVSЧ C (Imperial Victory). Mint Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 pl.XL AV4.3; MIB III Leontius II pl.41 Gold 5.

3 Related People

Leontios
Byzantine

706
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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