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ID number:  BIRBI-B3751
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  641-645
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2173. Spink 1942.
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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: oN CONSτAN τINЧS PP AV (Our lord Constantine eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVʕЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: Δ (4). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 3; DOC II.2 AV1

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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