Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Bustes de face de Léon V à gauche et de Constantin à droite, vêtus de la chlamyde ; au mileu, une croisette.
Reverse description : Valeur dans le champ, surmonté d’une croisette.
Reverse legend : L.K.
LEO V and CONSTANTINE ARMENIAN
Leo V had no time to pursue the Iconoclastic controversy. Following a fierce repression, he was murdered in the St. Sophia Cathedral on Christmas Day with her son Constantine. Leo V had won great victories against the Bulgarians, especially against Krum. Leo V is a contemporary of Charlemagne as his predecessor Michael I was recognized as emperor of the West in 812.