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ID number:  BIRBI-B4135
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  647-652
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.9
Weight (g):  5.23
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0184.
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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; to the l., an X with a pellet above; to the r., an X with a pellet above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D И COИ … (Our lord Constantine). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CRTC.

Bibliography:  MIB III 196b

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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