1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 641 - 668

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 641 - 668

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One (1) solidus coin, Constans II
Byzantine Empire, 641 - 668
Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Constans II facing forward with beard, wearing crown and chlamys, holding globus cruciger.
Obverse Text : DN / CONSTANTINUS / PPAV
Reverse Image: A cross potent on three steps surrounded by text.
Reverse Text: VICTORIA / AVG / E / CONOB
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
641 - 668
maker
Constans II Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: İstanbul province, Byzantium
city
Turkey: İstanbul province, Constantinople
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.13 cm x 2.01 cm; 1/16 in x 25/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.6086
catalog number
68.159.6086
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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