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ID number:  BIRBI-B4320
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine IV; Herakleios; Tiberios; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  668-681
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.25
Weight (g):  4.27
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0320 - S. Forrer June 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing wearing crown, cuirass and paludamentum, holding spear transversely behind head in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps flanked by Herakleios and Tiberios standing facing wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger in r. hand, S between cross and Tiberios.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DON… V Λ (Our Lord Constantine). Reverse: none. Mint mark: NOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 22, DOC II.2 AV44a

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

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Herakleios
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Tiberios
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