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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4109
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantine IV; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  654-659
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.35
Weight (g):  4.36
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0306 - L. S. Forrer May 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Busts of Constans with long beard, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and Constantine beardless, both wearing chlamys and cross crown. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps, B in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN C ON T A (Our Lord Constantine). Reverse: VICTO RA Ч (Imperial Victory). Control mark: A (1). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 66

Notes:  Was used as part of 'All That Glitters…' project.

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