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ID number:  BIRBI-B4582
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine V; Rome
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  741-751
Metal:  Electrum
Diameter (cm):  1.45
Weight (g):  1.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2176. Bt Spink 1942 for £1.
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Description:  Obverse: bearded bust of Constantine V facing, wearing chlamys and trefoil crown and holding cross potent in r. hand. Reverse: bearded bust of Leo III facing wearing chlamys and trefoil crown holding cross potent in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: [...]O CON TANTIN (Lord Constantine). Reverse: [...]LE P A MU (Lord Leo, eternal emperor indeed). Mint-mark: Δ.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl. XI El.31, BN II pl. LXVIII Ro/AV/12

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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