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ID number:  BIRBI-B3963
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):  4.92
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1689.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: Ih PЄR COhST (Emperor Constantine). Reverse: … NA … (Renewal). Year: III (Year 3). Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 166

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a year 2-3, Constantinopolitan follis of Constans II (MIB III 163).

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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