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Constans II (Constantine), Gold, Solidus, Carthage, 643-644

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Constans II, beardless, wearing chlamys and crown with cross on circlet. Globus cruciger in right hand.

DNCON-STΛTINP 

Reverse

Cross potent on base and two steps. 

VICTOR-IΒ

Exergue

CONOB

Obverse

Frontal bust of Constans II, beardless, wearing chlamys and crown with cross on circlet. Globus cruciger in right hand.

DNCON-STΛTINP 

Reverse

Cross potent on base and two steps. 

VICTOR-IΒ

Exergue

CONOB

Accession number BZC.2015.017
Ruler Constans II (Constantine)
Date of Reign 641–668
Metal Gold
Denomination Solidus
Mint Carthage
Date 643644
Diameter 11.0 mm
Weight 4.4 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Variant of DOC 2.2:468, no. 107.2. Different caesura on reverse legend. 

MIB 3:242, no. 56 (B).

Acquisition History

Elsen sale 125, 13 June 2015, no. 670. From the Henri Pottier collection