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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4356
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  651-652
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  2.67
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1716.
BIRBI-B4356.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Constans standing facing, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding in r. hand a long cross and in l. globus cruciger. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ЄN TOYT… (By this [sign] conquer). Reverse: …OG (Renewal), IA (Year 11). Off: A.

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 pl. XXVI AE69a, MIB 3 pl 28 AE167

Notes:  Countermarked with image on reverse.

3 Related People

Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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