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ID number:  BIRBI-B3873
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
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):  1.9
Weight (g):  4.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0678. Munich, September 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Constans II facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chlamys, 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 crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Tiberios facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crownm holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … T - ([Our lord Constan]t[ine]). Reverse: VICTOR A VGЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB T. Control mark: Ө (9).

Bibliography:  MIB III 37

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