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ID number:  BIRBI-B4348
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine IV; Herakleios son of Constans II; Tiberios son of Constans II; Ravenna
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  678-679
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.59
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1929. B.A. Seaby, March 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing 3/4 r., wearing cuirass, and helmet with diadem and plume, holding spear in r. hand behind head, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: M. To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: o N … NS T … (Our lord Constantine). Reverse: [ANNO] Z (Year 678-679). Mint mark: RAV. Control mark: ϴ (9).

Bibliography:  MIB III 117

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Whitting, Philip David
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1903
1988
Herakleios son of Constans II
Byzantine


Constantine IV
Byzantine
652
685
Tiberios son of Constans II
Byzantine


Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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