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ID number:  BIRBI-B4095
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):  1.10
Weight (g):  4.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1589. 5th October 1966, from the Carthage 1945 Hoard, number 71.
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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 two steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DII CON STANTIN (Our lord Constantine). Reverse: VICTO… (Imperial Victory). Control mark: ΔB (4, 2). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 56.6

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