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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.
, same leg breaks); DOC III part
1, 39a.1; Sommer
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
, 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 Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
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