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1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 668 - 685

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 668 - 685

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Description (Brief)
One (1) solidus coin, Constantine IV Poganatus
Byzantine Empire, 668 - 685
Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Constantine IV helmeted (with crest and plume), cuirassed bust facing three-quarters right, with short beard, holding spear over right shoulder and shield with horseman motif, all of fine style.
Obverse Text: P / CONSTANS / PPA
Reverse Image: Cross potent on three steps with mintmark and officina letter below.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
668 - 685
period of administration
0668 - 0685
head of government
Constantine IV Emperor of Byzantium
Constantine IV Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Istanbul
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall:.13 cm x 1.94 cm; 1/16 in x 3/4 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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