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Solidus of Constans II

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Obverse: facing busts of Constans on left, with long beard wearing plumed helmet and chlamys, and Constantine IV on right beardless wearing crown and chlamys. [DNCONST] AN[I] Reverse: standing figures of Heraclius on left and Tiberius on right, both beardless, each wearing crown and chlamys....

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Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, about A.D. 661–663

Mint

Constantinople

Accession Number

35.369

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins