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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3981
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:  646-647
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.3
Weight (g):  4.07
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5555. Spink, 9th October 1967; Sardis Hoard.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding long cross in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: m.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N TȢ (In this). Reverse: … NA … E … (Renewal). Year: Ϛ (Year 6). Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 168; S. Bendall, "A Mid Seventh Century Hoard of Byzantine Folles," 1967, N Circ.

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Whitting, Philip David
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