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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3978
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:  645-646
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.4
Weight (g):  5.62
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5554. Spink, 9th October 1967; Sardis Hoard.
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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: … NI KI (Conquer). Reverse: … NA … O S (Renewal). Year: Ч (Year 5). Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 167; S. Bendall, "A Mid Seventh Century Hoard of Byzantine Folles," 1967, N Circ.

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