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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4178
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Syracuse
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  641-668
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 887. Leu Zurich April 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans r. wearing chlamys and diadem. Reverse: Cross potent, I in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂N CoNSτAI τINЧS PP A (Our Lord Constantine eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVSЧ (Imperial Victory). Control mark: θ· (9). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 105.2, DOC II.2 AV168b

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

3 Related People

Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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