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ID number:  BIRBI-B4121
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:  652-657
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.1
Weight (g):  0.48
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4085. A.H. Baldwin, 22nd August 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, with short beard, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: A cross in the upper centre of the field; a pellet to the l. and r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CO TATIII ([Inferred] Our lord Constantine). Reverse: P·A/X· (Peace).

Bibliography:  MIB III 157a

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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