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ID number: BIRBI-B4169
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; Syracuse
Place made: Sicily: Syracuse
Date made: 659-668
Diameter (cm): 2.05
Weight (g): 4.27
Axis (degrees): 135.00
Provenance: Whitting 567. bt Seaby August 1956.
Description: Obverse: Busts of Constans with long beard and Constantine beardless, both wearing chlamys and cross crown, cross floating above between heads. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps flanked by Herakleios and Tiberios standing, both wearing chlamys and cross crown and holding globus cruciger in r. hand.
Inscriptions: Obverse: -N CONSτΛ N S CONSτANτINV (Our Lords Constantine and Constantine). Reverse: VICTORI A A VҀЧC (Imperial Victory). Control mark: Γ· (3). Mint mark: CONOB.
Bibliography: MIB III 94.3, DOC II.2 AV161f
Notes: Was used as part of 'All That Glitters…' project.