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ID number:  BIRBI-B3948
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):  2.6
Weight (g):  5.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1695.
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N TȢT … N … (In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: A … A NЄO Ϛ (Renewal). Year: II (Year 2). Control mark: OφA … (Officina).

Bibliography:  MIB III 163a

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a follis of Herakleios and Constantine III, of uncertain mint.

3 Related People

Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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