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ID number:  BIRBI-B4190
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Syracuse
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  642-643
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.77
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1752. A.H. Baldwin, February 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: m.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: INPCR COhS … (Emperor Constantine). Reverse: ANA … ЄO … (Renewal). Mint mark: SCs.

Bibliography:  MIB III 204c

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype unclear.

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