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Byzantine Empire, Constantine V and Leo IV, 6 June 751 - 14 September 775 A.D.
In 751, Pepin the Short was elected King of the Franks by the Frankish nobility, marking the end of the Merovingian and beginning of the Carolingian dynasty.
BZ50482. Bronze follis
434; DOC III part
1, 19; Wroth BMC
23.11, Choice aEF
for the type
2.340g, maximum diameter
20.5mm, die axis
K - ΛE/O/N, Constantine V and Leo IV
, each stand facing wearing crown and chlamys
and holding akakia
between heads; reverse
Λ/E/O/N - ∆/E/C/Π, Leo III
standing facing, bearded, wearing crown and chlamys
, cross potent
in right hand; scarce
Catalog current as of Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
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