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ID number:  BIRBI-B4017
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:  652-656
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7380. A.H. Baldwin, 4th July 1970.
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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: … OVT … (This). Reverse: ANA … (Renewal). Year: X … ([Inferred] Year 12-15). Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 170b

3 Related People

Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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