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ID number:  BIRBI-B3933
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:  642-643
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.4
Weight (g):  5.27
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0317. Spink, June 1963.
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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: ЄN TȢT O NIKA (In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: ANA NЄO … (Renewal). Year: II (Year 2). Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 162c

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