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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.1258
People
Leo VI, Byzantine (r. 870 - 912)
Title
Coin of Leo VI
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
908-912 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Constantinople (Thrace)
Period
Byzantine period, Middle
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/75498
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.59 g
Denomination
miliaresion
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: +LEOnCE | COnSTAnTI | n'EnX•OmegaEV | SEbISbASI | LI'ROM'
  • Reverse Inscription: Same as obv.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 3.2, 4.7 (p. 515)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.1258
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Three borders of dots, the central one ornamented with eight globules, surrounding inscription.

Rev.: Same.

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