1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 717 - 741

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One (1) solidus coin, Leo III Isaurian

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Byzantine Empire, 717 - 741

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Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Leo III with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger and akakia.

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Obverse Text: DNO / LEON / PA / MUL

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Reverse Image: Portrait bust of Constantine V, beardless, wearing crown and chlamys, holding globus cruciger and akakia.

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Date Made: 717 - 741

Maker: Leo III Emperor of Byzantium

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Turkey: ─░stanbul province, ByzantiumCity: Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Constantinople

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


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Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.6085Catalog Number: 68.159.6085Accession Number: 283645

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: .16 cm x 2.04 cm; 1/16 in x 13/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6512-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1800070

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