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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4018
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:  657-658
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  3.23
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3876. 16th January 1960; ex Ashmolean Museum.
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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: … T … KΛ (In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: … CTAN (Constans). Year: XϚI (Year 17). Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 172c

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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