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Constans II (Constantine), Copper, Half Follis, Constantinople, 665-668

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Constans II with long beard wearing crown with cross. Globus cruciger in right hand. No inscription.

Reverse

K with NE| in right field and Γ below.

Obverse

Frontal bust of Constans II with long beard wearing crown with cross. Globus cruciger in right hand. No inscription.

Reverse

K with NE| in right field and Γ below.

Accession number BZC.1970.27.10
Catalogue ID as DOC 2.2:463, no. 95b.3
Ruler Constans II (Constantine)
Date of Reign 641–668
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 665668
Diameter 17.0 mm
Weight 2.71 g
Relation of Dies 7:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

This coin was struck on a triangular flan and was overstruck on an earlier coin of which |N to left is visible on the obverse, and a long cross, possibly held by standing figure, is visible to the left on the reverse.

Acquisition History

From Henry Weller, 1 July 1970