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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4283
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Constantine IV; Herakleios son of Constans II; Tiberios son of Constans II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Hexagram
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  669-674
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  6.30
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5633. 30th January 1968; ex James R. Stewart Collection, Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, May 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing 3/4 r., unbearded, wearing cuirass, and cross-topped helmet with plume, holding spear in r. hand behind head, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: Cross potent above a globe on three steps. To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys and 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 COSNτ A NIЧS PP … (Our lord Constantine, eternal). Reverse: ∂ЄII … IЧτA ORMNIꙄ ([Inferred] God help the Romans).

Bibliography:  MIB III 63c

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