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ID number:  BIRBI-B4118
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:  One Third Siliqua
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  647-652
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.2
Weight (g):  0.60
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0851. Christies, 12th November 1968; ex Oman Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys with fibula, and cross-topped crown. Reverse: Cross potent; a pellet in the lower l. and r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N … O NCTANTV (Our lord Constantine). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 156a

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
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