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ID number:  BIRBI-B4150
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:  657-662
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  4.83
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1766.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, with short beard, wearing chlamys with loros scarf draped over shoulders, and trefoil-topped crown, holding mappa aloft in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: A cross, star above; X to the l., and X to the r. A pellet in the l. of the field, and a pellet in the r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CO … N P (Constantine, eternal). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CT.

Bibliography:  MIB III 198c

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
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1903
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Constans II
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Carthage
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