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Leo III, Gold, Semissis, Syracuse, 717-741

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Leo III, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown with cross on circlet. Globus cruciger in right hand.

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Reverse

Frontal bust of Constantine V wearing chlamys. Cross potent on globe held by its shaft in right hand.

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Obverse

Frontal bust of Leo III, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown with cross on circlet. Globus cruciger in right hand.

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Reverse

Frontal bust of Constantine V wearing chlamys. Cross potent on globe held by its shaft in right hand.

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Accession number BZC.2001.3
Ruler Leo III
Date of Reign 717–741
Associated Authority Constantine V
Metal Gold
Denomination Semissis
Mint Syracuse
Date 717741
Diameter 16.0 mm
Weight 1.87 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 3.1:265, no. (46).

Acquisition History

Purchased through A. H. Baldwin's Selection