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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
Denomination:  Miliarense
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  659-668
Metal:  Silver
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.
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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

Notes:  Overstruck?

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Stewart, James R.
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06 Feb 1962
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Lord Grantley
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