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Byzantine Empire, Leo III the Isaurian and Constantine V, 25 March 720 - 18 June 741 A.D.
This type varies considerably in size and weight, ranging from c. 27mm and 6 grams down to 15 mm and 1 gram. -- Byzantine Coins and Their Values by David R. Sear
BZ72019. Bronze follis, Wroth BMC p. 410, 9 corr. (Leo V, same leg breaks); DOC III part 1, 39a.1; Sommer 21.11; SBCV 1516; Morrisson BnF - (p. 460); Ratto -, VF, well centered, nice green patina, 1st officina, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 6.039g, maximum diameter 24.3mm, die axis 180o
, c. 735 - 741 A.D.; obverse LEOh-S C-O-hST', crowned busts of Leo III bearded on left and Constantine V beardless facing, each wears chlamys and holds akakia in right; reverse large M (40 nummi), cross above, X/X/X left, N/N/N right, A below; scarce
Catalog current as of Saturday, July 20, 2019.
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