Solidus coin of Constantine V and son Leo IV - ROM2011_11740_56


Solidus coin of Constantine V and son Leo IV

Medium:Struck electrum
Geography: Mint of Rome, Italy
Date: 751-775 AD
Period: Byzantine period
Diameter 2.2 cm
Object number: 994.220.81
Credit Line: Gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Byzantium: History/Trade & Commerce
DescriptionViolently opposed to icons, Constantine V confiscated and sold monasteries and their properties.
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