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Constantine IV, Gold, Tremissis, Syracuse, 668-685

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Constantine IV facing right, beardless, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and diadem.

ΝCΟST-[ ]VPP

Reverse

Cross potent on base.

VICTOI-VΘ

Exergue

CONOB

Obverse

Bust of Constantine IV facing right, beardless, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and diadem.

ΝCΟST-[ ]VPP

Reverse

Cross potent on base.

VICTOI-VΘ

Exergue

CONOB

Accession number BZC.2002.13
Ruler Constantine IV
Date of Reign 668–685
Metal Gold
Denomination Tremissis
Mint Syracuse
Date 668685
Diameter 14.0 mm
Weight 1.25 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Variant of DOC 2.2:553, nos. (59bis) and (59ter). This coin has CONOB instead of CONOB.

MIB 3:257, no. 44 (citing specimens in the ANS and Vienna).

Acquisition History

From A. H. Baldwin's Selection, 6 September 2002