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ID number:  BIRBI-B4061
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantine IV; Herakleios; Tiberios; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  659-668
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  4.99
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0567.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans with long beard and moustache facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown with plume, holding globus cruciger in r. hand; K in r. field. Reverse: M surounded by three busts of Constantine, Herakleios and Tiberios, all wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand; all above θ.

Inscriptions:  None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 178

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