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ID number:  BIRBI-B4039
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:  665-666
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.4
Weight (g):  5.52
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7387. A.H. Baldwin, 9th July 1970.
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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. 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, cross on two steps above. To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys and cross-topped crown. To the r., Tiberios facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Year: XXC (Year 25). Reverse: None. Mint mark: … ON. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 176b

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