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ID number:  BIRBI-B4343
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine IV; Syracuse
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  681-682
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  5.03
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3879. Spink, 28th March 1960.
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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; monogram of Constantine IV above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Mint mark: … CL.

Bibliography:  MIB III 107

3 Related People

Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine IV
Byzantine
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