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ID number:  BIRBI-B4105
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  653-654
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.15
Weight (g):  4.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0424. A.H. Baldwin, May 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CO NT AVC P ([Inferred] Our lord Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTO R AG (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Year: IB (Year 13).

Bibliography:  MIB III 64

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Whitting, Philip David
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