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ID number:  BIRBI-B3863
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans II; Constantine IV; Herakleios son of Constans II; Tiberios son of Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  662-667
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  4.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2605. Presented by Mr C.C. Oman, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Constans II facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chalmys, and cross-topped crown with plume. To the r., bust of Constantine IV facing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps. To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Tiberios facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N COSΓ TI (Our lord Co[n]st[an]ti[ne]). Reverse: … ICTORIA AV GЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: COЧOB. Control mark: Ө (9).

Bibliography:  MIB III 31

Notes:  Doublestruck on the reverse.

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