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Constantine IV, Copper, Follis, Syracuse, 669-672

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Constantine IV, beardless, wearing cuirass and helmet with plume. Globus cruciger in right hand. No inscription.

Reverse

with monogram of Constantine IV () above. Herakleios standing at left and Tiberios standing at right, each wearing chlamys and crown with cross and holding globus cruciger.

Exergue

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Obverse

Frontal bust of Constantine IV, beardless, wearing cuirass and helmet with plume. Globus cruciger in right hand. No inscription.

Reverse

with monogram of Constantine IV () above. Herakleios standing at left and Tiberios standing at right, each wearing chlamys and crown with cross and holding globus cruciger.

Exergue

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Accession number BZC.2004.28
Catalogue ID as DOC 2.2:554, no. 60
Ruler Constantine IV
Date of Reign 668–685
Associated Authority Herakleios (son of Constans II)
Tiberios (son of Constans II)
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Syracuse
Date 669672
Diameter 22.0 mm
Weight 1.1 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

This coin was struck on a thin flan that was pierced. It is might also be overstruck.

MIB 3:260, no. 104.

Acquisition History

From A. H. Baldwin's Islamic Auction 9, lot 3017, from Pavlou collection, probably Cyprus or Near East provenance