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ID number:  BIRBI-B4284
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
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
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  6.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2427. A.H. Baldwin, 27th March 1954.
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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: … ONCτA τINЧS C CONS (Constantine and Constantine). Reverse: … OMANI … (Romans).

Bibliography:  MIB III 63b

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