Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4517
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Leo III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Hexagram
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.32
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Bought Baldwins 5th May 1994.
BIRBI-B4517.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust facing, plumed helmet with cross, beard, military attire spear in r. hand appearing over l. shoulder. Reverse: cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dNO LEO[...] (Lord Leo). Reverse: [...]AVSЧ (… of the Emperor). Mint-mark: CONOB, off. Δ.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AR20a
BN none

2 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Leo III
Syrian
685
741-06-18
Viewing Record 1 of 1