Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3962
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):  2.45
Weight (g):  5.35
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1683.
BIRBI-B3962.jpg

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 … R COhST (Emperor Constantine). Reverse: … CO Ϛ ([Inferred] Renewal). Year: III (Year 3). Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 166

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a three figure follis of Herakleios, of uncertain year.

3 Related People

Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Viewing Record 1 of 1