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ID number:  BIRBI-B4009
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:  652-655
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.3
Weight (g):  2.10
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1704.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: M, star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … O NI K … (In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: ANA … (Renewal). Year: XI … (Year 12-14). Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 170c

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constans II
Byzantine
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