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ID number:  BIRBI-B4594
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Leo IV; Constantine VI; Constantinople
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  775-780
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  4.77
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 936. Bt Reverend E. Gantz M.A. 1927 for 2s 6d.
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Description:  Obverse: busts of Leo IV and son Constantine facing, wearing chlamys and cross crowns, cross above and between their heads. Reverse: busts of Leo III and Constantine V facing, wearing loros and cross crowns, a cross above and between their heads, all atop a pellet-bounded bar above denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Reverse: B A (emperors) / X N (Year 10). Off. A.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl. XII Æ4.1, BN II pl. LXIX Cp/Æ/01

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Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Leo IV
Byzantine
750-01
780-09-08
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine VI
Byzantine
771-01-14
797
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