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ID number:  BIRBI-B4359
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Constantine IV; Herakleios son of Constans II; Tiberios son of Constans II; Constantinople; Cyprus
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul; Cyprus
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  659-664; 668-685
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.3
Weight (g):  2.87
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1735.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire, and helmet with plume, holding long cross in r. hand. A cross in the r. of the field. Reverse: Constantine IV, Herakleios, and Tiberios facing, standing, each wearing a chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Year: None visible. Control mark: None visible. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 175; MIB III Km.1

Notes:  Countermark of a monogram of Constantine IV to the r. of the obverse.

7 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Herakleios son of Constans II
Byzantine


Constans II
Byzantine
630
668
Tiberios son of Constans II
Byzantine


Cyprus
Byzantine;Frankish


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