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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4235
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  641-668
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0312. bt Spink January 1948, from H. V. Morton's collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans r. wearing chlamys and diadem with cross. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IN CTΛN TIVS POIV (Our Lord Constantine eternal Augustus). Reverse: ITORIΛ ΛUSTO (Victory of the Augusti). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 134c

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

3 Related People

Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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