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ID number:  BIRBI-B3986
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):  2.4
Weight (g):  4.65
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0321.
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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, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … T O … (This). Reverse: NAO A … (Garbled Inscription). Year: Ƨ ([Inferred] Year 6). Control mark: C (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 167b

Notes:  Doublestruck on the obverse.

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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