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Numismatics
Ruler: Leo V, emperor of Byzantium, A.D. 813-820
Mint: Constantinople
Artist: Unknown

Copper follis (40-nummi) of Leo V from Constantinople

813–20

Copper

6.38 g, 6:00, 22 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Professor Fisk Parsons Brewer, B.A. 1852
2001.87.20429
Geography: 
Made in Constantinople, Thrace
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
9th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Professor Fisk Parsons Brewer, to about 1890; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1890 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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