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ID number:  BIRBI-B4345
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine IV; Herakleios son of Constans II; Tiberios son of Constans II; Rome
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  672-681
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.3
Weight (g):  3.79
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 799. Ex Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown, holding spear in r. hand behind head. Reverse: XX. To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Tiberios facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. A cross between their heads.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Mint mark: None visible.

Bibliography:  MIB III 115

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Tiberios son of Constans II
Byzantine


Rome
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Herakleios son of Constans II
Byzantine


Constantine IV
Byzantine
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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