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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4560ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Constans II; Bilad as-Sham
Denomination:  Fals
Place made:  Asia: Syria
Culture:  Arabic
Date made:  c.640-c.680
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  5.28
Axis (degrees):  0.00
BIRBI-B4560ADD.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of emperor, facing, wearing crown with cross. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …O HCO [blundered, upside down] Reverse: M (Forty) ◊NO XЧ (Year 17 [blundered])

Bibliography:  Goodwin 'Arab-Byzantine Coinage' Type G, p.34

Notes:  Overstruck, striking unclear.

2 Related People

Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Bilad as-Sham



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