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ID number:  BIRBI-B4055
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:  642-655
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.6
Weight (g):  5.19
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0318. Spink, June 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, wearing chlamys, holding long cross in r. hand. Reverse: m.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ЄN TȢ … N … (In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: … NЄOϚ (Renewal). Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 162-168

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a year 26 or 27, Constantinopolitan follis of Herakleios and Constantine III (MIB III 164).

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