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ID number:  BIRBI-B3926
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:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  642
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3028. Spink, 1st October 1955; ex Bagot Collection, c.1700.
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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, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … TO N I KA (In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: ANA NЄO S (Renewal). Year: I (Year 1). Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 162b

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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