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ID number:  BIRBI-B4542ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine IV; Syracuse
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  668-685
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  2.76
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8194.
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Description:  Obverse: Standing figure of Constantine IV, facing, wearing crown with cross, holding spear and globus cruciger. Reverse: Constantinian monogram above denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: M (Forty)

Bibliography:  MIB.3.108

Notes:  Overstruck on another follis of Constantine IV follis of Syracuse, type MIB.3.106.

3 Related People

Constantine IV
Byzantine
652
685
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


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