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ID number:  BIRBI-B4199
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:  647-652
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.4
Weight (g):  5.78
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3057. B.A. Seaby, 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chlamys with fibula, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M; monogram of Constans II above.

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

Bibliography:  MIB III 207

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a half-follis of either Herakleios or Constans II, ( … N … X = Year 10?), of uncertain mint.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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