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Numismatics
Ruler: Leo III, Emperor of Byzantium 717-741 A.D.
Mint: Constantinople
Artist: Unknown
Honorand: Constantine V Copronymus, Emperor of Byzantium, 718–775, ruled 741–75

Follis (40 Nummi) of Leo III from Constantinople

ca. A.D. 725–32

Copper

3.34 g, 6:00, 19 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Francis Amasa Walker, M.A. (Hon.) 1873, LL.D. 1881
2001.87.3896
Geography: 
Made in Constantinople, Thrace
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
8th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Francis Amasa Walker, to about 1960; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1960 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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