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ID number:  BIRBI-B4368
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:  659-660; 668-685
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.02
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1731.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, wearing military attire, holding long cross in r. hand. Reverse: Constantine IV, Herakleios, and Tiberios facing, standing, unbearded, each wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Year: Iϴ (Year 19). Control mark: None visible. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 175; MIB III Km.1

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

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Tiberios son of Constans II
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Constans II
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668
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine IV
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Cyprus
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