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ID number:  BIRBI-B4115
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantine IV; Herakleios son of Constans II; Tiberios son of Constans II; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  662-668
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.2
Weight (g):  4.33
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1506. Spink, 8th January 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Constans II facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., bust of Constantine IV facing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. Reverse: Cross potent on two steps. To the l. and r., busts of Herakleios and Tiberios facing, unbearded, each wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … NS ... (Constantine). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 73a

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