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40 nummi (follis) of Constans II (?)

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Obverse: Constans on left and Constantine IV on right, standing, facing. Constans wears crown and military dress and has a long beard and holds a long cross; Constantine wears crown and chlamys and is beardless and holds a globus cruciger? Reverse: M at left: ANNO ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 1, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 641–688 (?)

Mint

Constantinople?

Accession Number

01.4950

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins