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Constans II (647–51)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.498 (formerly DO 58.106.498)
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 19.3.

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, wearing a chiton and maphorion, and holding Christ, who is framed by an oval mandorla, before her. Her left leg is bent at the knee. A cross potent at left and right. Wreath border.

Reverse

Constans II standing. Details of face and dress are obscure, but one can see that he holds a globus cruciger in his right hand. Remains of a circular inscription beginning at left. No visible border.

....NSTANT.........

[D(ominus) n(oster) Co]nstant[inus p(er)p(etuus) aug(ustus)].

Translation

Dominus noster Constantinus perpetuus augustus.

Our lord Constans, eternal augustus.

Commentary

On gold coins struck between 647 and 651 the emperor Constans II is represented with a short beard (for example, DOC 2.2:15c [pl. 24]; MIB 3: Prägetabelle 5, nos. 9–22).

Accession number BZS.1958.106.498 (formerly DO 58.106.498)
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 19.3.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.498 (formerly DO 58.106.498)
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 19.3.

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