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Solidus (Coin) of Constans II and Constantine IV

A work made of gold.
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  • A work made of gold.

Date:

659-668

Artist:

Byzantine, minted in Constantinople

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperors Constans II & Constantine IV, facing forward and crowned with a cross.
On the back (reverse), a cross is depicted on top of two steps.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Byzantine

Title

Solidus (Coin) of Constans II and Constantine IV

Origin

Byzantine Empire

Date

Struck 659 CE–668 CE

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Reverse: VICTORIAA / CONOB

Dimensions

Diam. 1.4 cm; 4.43 g

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1940.16

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