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ID number:  BIRBI-B3902
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine IV; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  668-669
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.7
Weight (g):  1.35
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0906. A.H. Baldwin, June 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing r., wearing paludamentum and diadem. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N COSN τNЧS PP … (Our lord Constantine, eternal). Reverse: VICTO … VGЧS (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 16b (Constantine IV)

Notes:  Graffiti on the reverse.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
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Constantine IV
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