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ID number:  BIRBI-B4161
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  647-652
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.35
Weight (g):  2.53
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1772. A.H. Baldwin, October 1949.
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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: Cross; V to the l., and V to the r. A pellet in the l. of the field, and a pellet in the r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CON … TATIN P (Constantine, eternal). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 201b

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Roman;Byzantine


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