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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3756
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Hoard A
Maker:  Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  641-645
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 919. 'Hoard A (1960) from N. Syria'.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans beardless facing, wearing cross crown and chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …SτAN τINЧS ƧƧ Λ… (Our lord Constantine eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTOnI… AVʕЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: Є (5). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 3; DOC II.2 AV1

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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constans II
Byzantine
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668
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Hoard A



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