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ID number:  BIRBI-B3905
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; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliarense
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  654-659
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.24
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0521. A.H. Baldwin, January 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Constans II facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chlamys and crown. To the r., bust of Constantine IV facing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys and crown. Reverse: Cross potent above a globe on three steps, between two palms.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N CO … (Our lord Constantine). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 140

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Constans II
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Constantine IV
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Whitting, Philip David
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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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