1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 695 - 698

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One (1) solidus coin, Leontius

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Byzantine Empire, 695 - 698

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Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Leontius facing forward with beard wearing crown and loros and holding akakia and globus cruciger.

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Obverse Text: D / LEON / PEAV

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Reverse Image: Cross potent on three steps with mint mark below.

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Reverse Text: VICTORIA / AVGU

Date Made: 695 - 698

Maker: Leontius Emperor of Byzantium

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Istanbul

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Byzantine Coins, Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.6080Catalog Number: 68.159.6080Accession Number: 283645

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: .11 cm x 1.98 cm; 1/32 in x 25/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-76a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1251838

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