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ID number:  BIRBI-B3777
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  645-646
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.41
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1516. K. Kress Munich, 15th March 1966.
BIRBI-B3777.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans with short pellet beard facing, wearing cross crown and chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps, Є in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂N CONSτAN τINЧS PP AV' (Our lord Constantine eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTO…A AVʕЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: Γ (3). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 9; DOC II.2 AV5

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