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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3993
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:  645-648
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  5.53
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2302. Hugh de Sausmarez Shortt, May 1952.
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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: ЄN TO … K … (In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: ANA … (Renewal). Year: … ([Inferred] Year 5-7). Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 167d-168d

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a three figure, year thirty follis of Herakleios.

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