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Constans II (Constantine), Gold, Solidus, Carthage, 653/654

 
 

Obverse

At left, frontal bust of Constans II with long beard wearing crown with cross and holding globus cruciger in right hand. At right, frontal bust of Constantine IV, beardless, wearing crown with cross.

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Reverse

Cross potent on base and three steps.

VICTO-AAGIB

Symbol

P in right field.

Exergue

CONOB

Obverse

At left, frontal bust of Constans II with long beard wearing crown with cross and holding globus cruciger in right hand. At right, frontal bust of Constantine IV, beardless, wearing crown with cross.

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Reverse

Cross potent on base and three steps.

VICTO-AAGIB

Symbol

P in right field.

Exergue

CONOB

Accession number BZC.1999.3
Catalogue ID as DOC 2.2:472, no. (122)
Ruler Constans II (Constantine)
Date of Reign 641–668
Associated Authority Constantine IV
Metal Gold
Denomination Solidus
Mint Carthage
Date 653/654
Diameter 10.0 mm
Weight 4.38 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

MIB 3:243, no. 67.

Acquisition History

A. H. Baldwin's Selection