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ID number:  BIRBI-B3943
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):  2.15
Weight (g):  4.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5559. Spink, October 1967; "No. 98 in N. Circular, July/August 1967."
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding long cross in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: m, star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ЄN TȢTO … KA (In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: AN … N … (Renewal). Year: … ([Inferred] Year 1 or 2). Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 162c

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Constans II
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Whitting, Philip David
British
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