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ID number:  BIRBI-B4251
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine IV; Herakleios son of Constans II; Tiberios son of Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  674-680
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.9
Weight (g):  4.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2152. A.H. Baldwin, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing 3/4 r., bearded, wearing cuirass, and helmet with diadem and plume, holding spear in r. hand behind head, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: cross potent on three steps. To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Tiberios facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N A NЧS P (Our lord Constantine, eternal). Reverse: VICTOA I .. GЧ ([Inferred] Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 7a

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