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ID number:  BIRBI-B3801
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  650-651
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.35
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3688. Ex Whitting Collection, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, with short beard, wearing chlamys with fibula, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N CONSτAN … S PP AVC (Our lord Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIΛ AVGЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: Ѳ (9).

Bibliography:  MIB III 20

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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