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ID number:  BIRBI-B4638
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Leo V; Constantinople
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  813
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.65
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2194; bt. A. H. Baldwin 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Leo facing wearing chlamys and cross crown holding cross potent in r. hand and akakia in l. Reverse: denomination mark with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: · LE On bASIL (Leo Emperor). Reverse: XXX NNN ('year 30'). Off. A.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVIII AE 6.2, BN II pl.LXXI Cp/AE/01

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Leo V
Armenian

820-12-25
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