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ID number:  BIRBI-B4232
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; Rome
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  659-668
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.7
Weight (g):  3.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1743. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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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. A cross between their heads. Reverse: XX; cross above. To the l. and r., busts of Herakleios and Tiberios facing, unbearded, each wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown.

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

Bibliography:  MIB III 220

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Whitting, Philip David
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Constans II
Byzantine
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Herakleios son of Constans II
Byzantine


Tiberios son of Constans II
Byzantine


Constantine IV
Byzantine
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Rome
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