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20 nummi (half follis) of Constans II

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Obverse: bust of Constans II facing, beardless, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger. CONSTAN [TINVSPPA] Reverse: XX with large cross between CRT? in exergue (unable to enter last letter) Half Follis

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes (1873-1950) Collection; 1932-1941 and 1949-1965: lent by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA; 1965: bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, March 10, 1965

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 643–647

Mint

Carthage

Accession Number

65.297

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins