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ID number:  BIRBI-B4233
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Rome
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  646-668
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.2
Weight (g):  1.31
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1744. L.A. Lawrence II, January 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: X; a cross above, and a star below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: IN.

Bibliography:  MIB III 223c

3 Related People

Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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