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ID number:  BIRBI-B4004
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:  651-655
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  3.73
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1714.
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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, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ЄN TȢ … O (In this). Reverse: ANΛ NЄ … (Renewal). Year: … ([Inferred] Year 11-14). Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 170b

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
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Constans II
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