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ID number:  BIRBI-B4222
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; Syracuse
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  660-661
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.9
Weight (g):  2.21
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3181.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Constans II facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine IV facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys with fibula, and cross-topped crown. Reverse: K.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: … N NO Δ (Year 4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 213

4 Related People

Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Constantine IV
Byzantine
652
685
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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