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ID number:  BIRBI-B4298
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:  678-681
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.3
Weight (g):  6.43
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1577. B. Kent, Lewes, January 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, and helmet with diadem and plume, holding spear in r. hand behind head. M in the r. of the field. Reverse: K; cross in the l. of the field; M in the r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 87

3 Related People

Constantine IV
Byzantine
652
685
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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