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Numismatics
Ruler: Leo VI, emperor of Byzantium 886-912
Mint: Constantinople
Artist: Unknown

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

886–912

Copper

5.00 g, 5:00, 26.2 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Professor Fisk Parsons Brewer, B.A. 1852
2001.87.20605
Geography: 
Made in Constantinople, Thrace
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
9th–10th 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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