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ID number:  BIRBI-B4015
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:  655-656
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.04
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1711.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, holding long cross in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: M, star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: … N … O C (Renewal). Year: XЧ (Year 15). Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 AE 73-74

Notes:  Overstruck, probably obverse on reverse; undertype unclear.

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Constans II
Byzantine
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668
Constantinople
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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