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ID number:  BIRBI-B4041
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
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:  667-668
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.7
Weight (g):  4.08
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped helmet with plume, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M. Above, bust of Constantine IV facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., bust of Tiberios facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 177b

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a year IѲ (Year 19), Constantinopolitan follis of Constans II, Constantine IV, Herakleios, and Tiberios (MIB III 175).

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