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1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 751 - 775

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 751 - 775

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One (1) solidus coin, Constantine V
Byzantine Empire, 751 - 775
Obverse Image: Facing portrait busts of Constantine V with short beard to the left and his son Leo IV, beardless on the right, each wearing a crown and chlamys, pellet between their heads and cross in field above.
Obverse Text: CONSTANTINOS / LEON / O / NEOS
Reverse Image: Portrait bust of Leo III facing with short beard, wearing crown and loros and holding cross potent.
Reverse Text: G. / LEON / PAMGL
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
751 - 775
maker
Constantine V Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: İstanbul province, Istanbul
city
Turkey: İstanbul province, Constantinople
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.12 cm x 2.18 cm; 1/16 in x 27/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.6087
catalog number
68.159.6087
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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