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Constantine V, Copper, Follis, Ravenna, 741-775

 
 

Obverse

Frontal busts of Constantine V and Leo III. No legend.

Reverse

with cross above, |N|N in left field, and R below.

Obverse

Frontal busts of Constantine V and Leo III. No legend.

Reverse

with cross above, |N|N in left field, and R below.

Accession number BZC.2009.024
Ruler Constantine V
Date of Reign 741–775
Associated Authority Leo III
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Ravenna
Date 741775
Diameter 13.0 mm
Weight 0.95 g
Relation of Dies 12:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Not in DOC. See E. Ercolani Cocchi, F. Zurli, and A. M. Iannucci, Imperi romano e bizantino: Regni barbarici in Italia attraverso le monete del Museo nazionale di Ravenna, no. 249.

C. Morrisson and B. Callegher, “Ravenne: le déclin d’un avant-poste de Constantinople  à la lumière de son monnayage (v. 540–751),” 256–78, and 275 for the relative growth of issues under Constantine V, compared to previous reigns.

Acquisition History

From A. H. Baldwin's Stock, 11 March 2009