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Leontios, Copper, Half Follis, Constantinople, 695-698

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Leontios, bearded, wearing loros and crown with cross. Globus cruciger in right hand. No inscription.

Symbol

Cross in right field.

Reverse

with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, and I in right field.

Obverse

Frontal bust of Leontios, bearded, wearing loros and crown with cross. Globus cruciger in right hand. No inscription.

Symbol

Cross in right field.

Reverse

with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, and I in right field.

Accession number BZC.1971.25.17
Ruler Leontios
Date of Reign 695–698
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 695698
Diameter 16.0 mm
Weight 2.14 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 2.2:615, no. 8 (this coin is dated by the numeral I, not by ).

MIB 3:268, no. 33.

Acquisition History

Gift of Philip Grierson, 16 March 1971