About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Constantine IV, facing forward with a short beard; in his right hand he holds a spear.
On the back (reverse) two crowned figures (likely the emperors Heraclius and Tiberius), are portrayed holding globes, each of which is topped with a with cross. Between them a larger cross is shown atop three steps.
Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Solidus (Coin) of Constantine IV Pogonatus
- Byzantine Empire
- Struck 670 CE–680 CE
- Obverse: DO N ZVCC Reverse: Θ
- Diam. 1.5 cm; 4.32 g
- Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne