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ID number:  BIRBI-B4278
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Constantine IV; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  681-685
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  4.37
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: P CONꙄ A NЧ [in retrograde] Ꙅ PP A (Our lord Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORA ΛVGЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: ϴ (9).

Bibliography:  MIB III 10

2 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine IV
Byzantine
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