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ID number:  BIRBI-B4131
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans II; Carthage
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  642-647
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  7.33
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 797. Ex Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: A cross; X to the l., and X to the r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … NSTAN TINVS PP AV (Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CRTG.

Bibliography:  MIB III 196a

3 Related People

Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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