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ID number:  BIRBI-B4835
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Leo VI; Alexander; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  886-912
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  1.74
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3616.
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Description:  Obverse: Leo and Alexander standing facing, Leo bearded l. and Alexander smaller and beardless on r. both wearing chlamys and crown with cross, with labarum held between with Leo's hand placed on labarum shaft above Alexander's. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […]. Reverse: + LЄOn S ALЄΞA/6ROS bAS' […]OMЄ (Leo and Alexander, emperors of the Romans).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 7

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