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Constantine IV, Copper, Half Follis, Carthage, 681-685

 
 

Obverse

Frontal busts of Constantine IV and his brothers. Each wears crown with cross. No inscription.

Reverse

with cross potent in left field and Γ in right field.

Obverse

Frontal busts of Constantine IV and his brothers. Each wears crown with cross. No inscription.

Reverse

with cross potent in left field and Γ in right field.

Accession number BZC.1971.37.11
Ruler Constantine IV
Date of Reign 668–685
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Carthage
Date 681685
Diameter 19.0 mm
Weight 4.22 g
Relation of Dies 5:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. BNC 1:383, no. 14/Cp/AE/08 and plate LX.

MIB 3:260, no. 100 (citing this coin as DO [n.a.] and illustrating it on plate 37; dated to 674–675?).

Acquisition History

Gift of Philip Grierson, 19 July 1971, from H.A. Cahn, 15 June 1971