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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3822
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:  651-654
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1017. Spink, May 1961; acquired by Spink 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans with long beard and moustache facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N CONSτAN τIN[retrograde Ч]S PP AV (Our lord Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVSЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOBI. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 25

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Constans II
Byzantine
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Whitting, Philip David
British
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