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ID number:  BIRBI-B4056
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:  646-647
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  5.81
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0319. Spink, June 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding staff in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: m.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N … (Conquer). Reverse: … N … ИЄOϚ (Renewal). Year: Ϛ (Year 6).

Bibliography:  MIB III 167

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a year 24, Constantinopolitan follis of Herakleios and Constantine III (MIB III 164c).

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