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ID number:  BIRBI-B4025
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantine IV; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  656-658
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  3.53
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5719. 30th January 1968; ex James R. Stewart Collection; ex G.C. Haines, 1946.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Constans II facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire and crown. To the r., Constantine IV facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, K above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANN … XϚ … ([Inferred] Year 16-17). Mint mark: … ON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 174d

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