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Constans II (Constantine), Silver, Hexagram, Constantinople, 641-668

 
 

Obverse

At left, frontal bust of Constans II with long beard. At right, frontal bust of Constantine IV, beardless. Each wears chlamys and crown with cross on circlet. Cross between their heads.

]NICCPI--ΛIN

Reverse

Cross potent on base above globus on three steps.

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Symbol

C in right field.

Obverse

At left, frontal bust of Constans II with long beard. At right, frontal bust of Constantine IV, beardless. Each wears chlamys and crown with cross on circlet. Cross between their heads.

]NICCPI--ΛIN

Reverse

Cross potent on base above globus on three steps.

EΔI[ ]OΔNIS

Symbol

C in right field.

Accession number BZC.1979.32
Ruler Constans II (Constantine)
Date of Reign 641–668
Associated Authority Constantine IV
Metal Silver
Denomination Hexagram
Mint Constantinople
Date 641668
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 4.38 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

This coin is a hexagram of Class IV(c).

Cf. DOC 2.2:441, no. (56).

Acquisition History

From A. H. Baldwin's Selection, 29 October 1979