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ID number:  BIRBI-B3953
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Sardis Hoard
Maker:  Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  643-644
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  5.11
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5549. Spink, 9th October 1967; Sardis Hoard
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding chrismon-topped staff in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: m.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … T … KA (In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: ANA NЄO … (Renewal). Year: + … I+ ([Inferred] Year 3). Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 164; S. Bendall, "A Mid Seventh Century Hoard of Byzantine Folles," 1967, N Circ.

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