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ID number:  BIRBI-B4026
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:  657-658
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  1.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7880. A.H. Baldwin, April 1971.
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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, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, K above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO XЧII (Year 17). Mint mark: … OI. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 174d

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