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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3992
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  645-648
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.5
Weight (g):  4.81
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, wearing chlamys and crown, holding staff in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: m, K above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …. K … (Conquer). Reverse: ANA … (Renewal). Year: … ([Inferred] Year 5-7). Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 167d-168d

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a two figure coin of Constantinople, of uncertain date and emperor.

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constans II
Byzantine
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