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Numismatics
Ruler: Constantine V Copronymus, Emperor of Byzantium, 718–775, ruled 741–75
Ruler: Leo IV, emperor of Byzantium, A.D. 775-780
Mint: Syracuse
Artist: Unknown

Follis (40 Nummi) of Constantine V; Leo IV from Syracuse

A.D. 771–75

Copper

2.38 g, 6:00, 18 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Francis Amasa Walker, M.A. (Hon.) 1873, LL.D. 1881
2001.87.3898
Geography: 
Made in Syracuse, Sicily
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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