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ID number:  BIRBI-B3895
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:  Tremissis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  642-668
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  1.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1018. Glendining, 2nd May 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing r., wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and diadem. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N CONSτAN τ … Ч [in retrograde] S PP Λ (Our lord Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVGЧS (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 51

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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
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Constans II
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