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ID number:  BIRBI-B4028
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; Herakleios son of Constans II; Tiberios son of Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  659-664
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.5
Weight (g):  2.96
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1728.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire, holding staff in r. hand. M in the r. of the field. Reverse: Constantine IV, Herakleios, and Tiberios facing, standing, unbearded, each wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Control mark: A (1). Year: None visible. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 175

Notes:  Overstruck at least once, obverse on obverse; undertype a standing, two figure follis of Herakleios and Constantine II, with Herakleios in military attire, and a monogrom of Herakleios in the l. of the field of the obverse.

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Herakleios son of Constans II
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Tiberios son of Constans II
Byzantine


Constantine IV
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Constans II
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