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ID number: BIRBI-B4170
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): 4.35
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 595 - bt Sotheby 3rd December 1956, no. 33.
Description: Obverse: Busts of Constans with long beard wearing chlamys and cross crown with plume and Constantine beardless wearing chalmys 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 Cτ CO Ч (Our Lords Constantine and Constantine). Reverse: VICTORIA V IΛЧ. Mint mark: CONOB:.
Bibliography: MIB III 94
Notes: Was used as part of 'All That Glitters…' project.