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ID number:  BIRBI-B4164
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantine IV; Herakleios son of Constans II; Tiberios son of Constans II; Carthage
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  662-667
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.4
Weight (g):  4.97
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1777.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Constans II facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire, and cross-topped crown, holding long cross in r. hand. To the r., Constantine IV facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, monogram of Constans II above. To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys and crown. To the r., Tiberios facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Mint mark: KTC.

Bibliography:  MIB III 194

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