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ID number:  BIRBI-B3961
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:  643-644
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.7
Weight (g):  6.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1686.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … h PЄR … NST (Emperor Constantine). Reverse: ANA NЄO Ϛ (Renewal). Year: III (Year 3). Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 166

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a year 20-30, Constantinopolitan follis of Herakleios and Constantine III (a K in the r. of the field of the undertype obverse).

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