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ID number:  BIRBI-B4362
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:  666-668; 668-685
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  3.99
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0569.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing paludamentum, and helmet with plume, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M. Above, and to the l. and r., busts of Constantine IV, Herakleios, and Tiberios facing. A ϴ in exergue.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 178c; MIB III Km.1

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

7 Related People

Tiberios son of Constans II
Byzantine


Cyprus
Byzantine;Frankish


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


Herakleios son of Constans II
Byzantine


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