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ID number:  BIRBI-B3876
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:  667-668
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.9
Weight (g):  4.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0302. A.H. Baldwin, June 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with plume, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: To the l., Tiberios facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. In the centre, Constantine IV facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Herakleios facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: VICTORIA AVGЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: I+ (10). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 40

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Constantine IV
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