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Byzantine Empire, Constans II and Constantine IV, 13 April 654 - 15 July 668 A.D.
Grierson notes, in the Dumbarton Oaks catalog, "the inscriptions [on this type] are very variable, since it was difficult to get so much on the coin."
SH70059. Gold solidus, Wroth BMC 40 - 41, DOC II part 2, 25b (not in the collection, refs BMC); Hahn MIB 26; Tolstoi 236; SBCV 959, EF, 2nd officina, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 4.293g, maximum diameter 19.9mm, die axis 180o
, 654 - 659 A.D.; obverse d N CONSTANTINuS C CONSTANT, facing busts of Constans & Constantine IV (beardless) each wearing crown and chlamys, cross between their heads; reverse VICTORIA AVGY B (the victory of the Emperor, 2nd officina), cross potent
on three steps, CONOB in exergue; SOLD
Catalog current as of Monday, October 23, 2017.
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