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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3769
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:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  641-645
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 748. Dumbarton Oaks duplicates, 27th November 1958, no. 85.
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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: ∂N CONSτAN τINЧS PP AV' (Our lord Constantine eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVʕЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: Δ (4). Mint mark: CONOB S.

Bibliography:  MIB III 7a; DOC II.2 AV3

Notes:  Brockage on both faces.

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