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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4430
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Leontios; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  695-698
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.00
Weight (g):  1.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2162. Bought Spink 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Leontios facing, bearded, wearing loros, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D L… …AV (Lord Leontios eternal Augustus). Reverse: …ICTORIA AVSЧ (Imperial Victory).

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 pl.XL AV4.3; MIB III Leontius II pl.41 Gold 5.

3 Related People

Leontios
Byzantine

706
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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