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ID number:  BIRBI-B4349
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine IV; Ravenna
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  681-685
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1928. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing 3/4 r., wearing cuirass and helmet, holding spear in r. hand behind head, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N CO … TAN … (Our lord Constantine). Reverse: ANNO … (Year). Mint mark: RΛV. Control mark: ϴ (9).

Bibliography:  MIB III 118

3 Related People

Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Constantine IV
Byzantine
652
685
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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