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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4114
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; Herakleios; Tiberios; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  659-668
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.20
Weight (g):  4.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 713 - Baiocchi, Cairo 1955, ex James R. Stewart collection, 114, 30th January 1968.
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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 two steps flanked by busts of Herakleios and Tiberios, both wearing chlamys and cross crown and holding globus cruciger in r. hand..

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN … ON T (Our Lord Constantine). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 73

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

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