1 Follis, Byzantine Empire, 886 - 912

1 Follis, Byzantine Empire, 886 - 912

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Description (Brief)
One (1) follis coin, Leo VI the Wise
Byzantine Empire, 886 - 912
Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Leo VI facing wearing a short beard, crown, and chlamys and holding akakia in left hand.
Obverse Text: LEON / bASILEVS / ROM
Reverse Image: Text in four lines.
Reverse Text: LEON / EN ΘEO bA / SILEVS R / OMEON
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Object Name
date made
886 - 912
Leo VI Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: İstanbul province, Istanbul
Turkey: İstanbul province, Constantinople
Physical Description
ae (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 25.7 mm; 1/32 in x 1 in
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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