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ID number:  BIRBI-B4023
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantine IV; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  655-656
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  3.40
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3982. A.H. Baldwin, November 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Constans II facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire, and cross-topped crown, holding long cross in r. hand. To the r., Constantine IV facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, K above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO XЧ (Year 15). Mint mark: CO ... Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 174d

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Constantine IV
Byzantine
652
685
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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