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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4194
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans II; Syracuse
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  642-643
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  5.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 846. Ex Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
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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: m.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IhPЄ … CONSτ (Emperor Constantine). Reverse: ANA NCOC ([Inferred] Renewal). Mint mark: SCs. Control mark: A or Δ (1 or 4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 204a

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Constans II
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