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ID number: BIRBI-B4515
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.
Maker: Leo III; Constantine V; Syracuse?
Place made: Syracuse
Date made: 717-741
Diameter (cm): 1.45
Weight (g): 1.31
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 0341; bt. Baldwin's January 1952
Description: Obverse: bust facing in chlamys, cross crown and short beard, akakia in l. hand, globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: bust facing in chlamys, cross crown and beardless, akakia in l. hand, cross potent in r. hand.
Inscriptions: Obverse: CN LEON P A MU[...] (Lord Leo, eternal emperor for many years). Reverse: -N C[...]ANτIN[...] (Lord Constantine).
Bibliography: DOC III.1 AV48