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ID number:  BIRBI-B4369
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):  2.5
Weight (g):  4.09
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0341. B.A. Seaby, August 1949.
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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. K in the r. of the field. Reverse: M. Above, and to the l. and r., busts of Constantine IV, Herakleios, and Tiberios facing, unbearded, each wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

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

Bibliography:  MIB III 177c; MIB III Km.1

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

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