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ID number:  BIRBI-B4296
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  673-674
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.6
Weight (g):  5.66
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1926. Glendining, 3rd May 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing, unbearded, wearing cuirass, and helmet with plume, holding spear in r. hand behind head. Reverse: K; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO (Year). Mint mark: C/ON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 84

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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