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ID number:  BIRBI-B4280
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine IV; Constantinople
Denomination:  Semissis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  669-685
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.8
Weight (g):  2.18
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0838. A.H. Baldwin, August 1959; "From Beirut."
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing r., unbearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and diadem. Reverse: Cross potent on a globe.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ … ΛN τIЧS PP AV (Our lord Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVGЧS (Imperial victory).

Bibliography:  MIB III 15c

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine IV
Byzantine
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