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ID number:  BIRBI-B3915
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:  Hexagram
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  648-652
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0520. Glendining, 3rd May 1951; ex Baldwin.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, with short beard, wearing chlamys, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent above a globe on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: o N C … NSτΛN τINЧ [in retrograde] S PP … (Our lord Constantine, eternal). Reverse: … ЄЧS A … ROmANS (God help the Romans).

Bibliography:  MIB III 144

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Constantinople
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Constans II
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Whitting, Philip David
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