1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 668 - 680

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 668 - 680

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Description (Brief)
One (1) solidus coin, Constantine IV Poganatus
Byzantine Empire, 668 - 680
Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Constantine IV helmeted, diademed and cuirassed, wearing a spear over shoulder, shield on left arm, helmet with frontal plume only, short beard, small hair tufts at ears, diadem ties flying out to left.
Obverse Text: DN / CANUS / PP
Reverse Image: Cross potent on three steps between Heraclius and Tiberius standing facing, both crowned, wearing chlamys, and holding globus crucigers; mintmark and officina letter below.
Reverse Text: VICTOA / AVGI / CONOB
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
668 - 680
Constantine IV Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: İstanbul province, Istanbul
Turkey: İstanbul province, Constantinople
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall:.11 cm x 2.07 cm; 1/32 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Byzantine Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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