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ID number:  BIRBI-B4140
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:  652-657
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  5.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 281. W.S. Lincoln, 1913.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, with short beard, wearing chlamys, and trefoil-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: A cross; X to the l., and X to the r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … NS TATN P (Constantine, eternal). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CT.

Bibliography:  MIB III 198b

Notes:  Overstruck?

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
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Constans II
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