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ID number: BIRBI-B3906
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.; Lord Grantley
Maker: Constans II; Constantine IV; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 659-668
Diameter (cm): 2.05
Weight (g): 3.18
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 5634. 30th January 1968; ex James R. Stewart Collection; ex Grantley Collection, 1944.
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 above a globe on three steps, between two palms.
Inscriptions: Obverse: … AN … ([Const]an[tine]). Reverse: None.
Bibliography: MIB III 141