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ID number:  BIRBI-B4579
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Leo III; Constantine V
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Italy
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  720-741
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.07
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  No provenance.
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Description:  Obverse: bearded bust of Leo III facing, wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger in r. hand and akakia in l. Reverse: bust of Constantine facing, wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger in r. hand and akakia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: [...]N P A[…] (Lord Leo, for many years). Reverse: legend invisible.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl. VII El103

Notes:  Pierced

2 Related People

Leo III
Syrian
685
741-06-18
Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
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