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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3982
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:  646-647
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.6
Weight (g):  4.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3334. Dumbarton Oaks Duplicate, 27th November 1958.
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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: … O NI … (In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: AN … CO … (Renewal). Year: Ϛ (6). Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 167

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a three figure, year thirty-one, Constantinopolitan follis of Herakleios, Constantine III, and Herakleonas (MIB III 167).

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