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ID number:  BIRBI-B4240
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  659-668
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.7
Weight (g):  1.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1046. A.H. Baldwin, November 1961; ex Gantz 1943.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing r., bearded, wearing chlamys with fibula, and diadem. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N CONS … NЧS PP (Our lord Constantine, eternal). Reverse: VICTORIA AVGЧI (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 135a

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