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ID number:  BIRBI-B4294
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:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  683-684
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  15.97
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2580. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing 3/4 r., bearded, wearing cuirass, and helmet with diadem and plume, holding spear in r. hand behind head, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N C … N … (Our lord Constantine). Reverse: ANNO XXX (Year 30). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 81

3 Related People

Constantine IV
Byzantine
652
685
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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