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ID number:  BIRBI-B4285
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:  Hexagram
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  669-674
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  6.18
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2170. Spink, 1942.
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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 chalmys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N CONS τ NЧS P (Our lord Constantine, eternal). Reverse: ∂Є … (God).

Bibliography:  MIB III 63c

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