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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4518
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Lord Grantley
Maker:  Leo III; Constantine V; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  2.11
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2456; bt Baldwin's 1948, ex Grantley Collection
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Description:  Obverse: large cross potent on three squashed steps. Reverse: inscription in five lines.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IhSЧS XRISτЧS hICA (May Jesus Christ conquer). Reverse: LEOh/S COhSτ/AhτIhEE/C θEЧ bA/SILIS (Leo and Constantine holy Emperors).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AR22a
BN II pl.LXVI AR/02

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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05 Aug 1943
Leo III
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