1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 695 - 698

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 695 - 698

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Description (Brief)
One (1) solidus coin, Leontius
Byzantine Empire, 695 - 698
Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Leontius facing forward with beard wearing crown and loros and holding akakia and globus cruciger.
Obverse Text: D / LEON / PEAV
Reverse Image: Cross potent on three steps with mint mark below.
Reverse Text: VICTORIA / AVGU
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Object Name
date made
695 - 698
Leontius Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Istanbul
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall:.11 cm x 1.98 cm; 1/32 in x 25/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Byzantine Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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