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ID number:  BIRBI-B4092
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Carthage 1945 Hoard
Maker:  Constans II; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  641-646
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.15
Weight (g):  4.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1587. 5th October 1966, from the Carthage 1945 Hoard, number 70.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Constans beardless facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ON CONS TNτINVS (Our lord Constantine). Reverse: VICTOR Λ ΛVCV (Imperial Victory). Control mark: ΛB (32). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 56.6

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