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ID number:  BIRBI-B4289
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:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  669-673
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  12.97
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2577. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing, unbearded, wearing cuirass, and helmet with plume. Reverse: M; cross above. To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Tiberios facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N CONSτAN τIN … IЧ (Our lord Constantine, Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A? (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 77

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