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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4051
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  642-650
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  4.97
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2342. Spink 4th September 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding long cross in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: m.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … T O NIKA (This [sign] Conquer). Reverse: ANA … ([Inferred] Renewal). Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  MIB III 162 or 167 (var)

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