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ID number:  BIRBI-B4546ADD
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:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  641-668
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  6.57
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3309, Dumbarton Oaks Duplicates, 27th November 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Standing figure of Constans II, bearded, wearing crown with cross and chlamys, holding cross-topped staff and globus cruciger. Reverse: Cross above denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: M (Forty) Mint mark: CON, Officina: Γ

Bibliography:  MIB.3.172c

Notes:  Overstruck on unidentifiable type.

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