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ID number:  BIRBI-B4354
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantinople; Constantine IV; Cyprus
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul; Cyprus
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  655-656; 668-685
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  3.05
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1712.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding long cross in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: M; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … T O NI K … ([Inferred] In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: … N … ЄOϚ (Renewal). Year: XЧ (Year 15). Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 170b; MIB III Km.1

Notes:  Countermark of a monogram of Constantine IV to the l. of the reverse.

5 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Cyprus
Byzantine;Frankish


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine IV
Byzantine
652
685
Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
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