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ID number:  BIRBI-B3923
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  642
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  4.51
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2190. A.H. Baldwin, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding long cross in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: m, star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … NIKA (Conquer). Reverse: A … NЄO S (Renewal). Year: I (Year 1). Control mark: Λ (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 162c

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constans II
Byzantine
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