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ID number:  BIRBI-B4355
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:  651-655; 668-685
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  4.28
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1708. B.A. Seaby, January 1949.
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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; star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ЄN TȢT … K … (In this [sign] Conquer). Reverse: ANA NЄO (Renewal). Year: None visible. Control mark: Γ (3).

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

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

5 Related People

Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine IV
Byzantine
652
685
Cyprus
Byzantine;Frankish


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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