Obverse legend : LEON S CONS.
Obverse description : Bustes de Léon V et de Constantin V de face couronnés, vêtus de la chlamyde.
Obverse translation : (Léon et Constantin).
Reverse legend : X/X/X - N/N/N/ A.
Reverse description : Grande M surmontée d’une croisette.
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.