20 nummi (half follis) of Constans II

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 643–647


Mint: Carthage

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.47 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.297

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: bust of Constans II facing, beardless, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger.
CONSTAN [TINVSPPA]
Reverse: XX with large cross between
CRT? in exergue (unable to enter last letter)

Half Follis

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes (1873-1950) Collection; 1932-1941 and 1949-1965: lent by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA; 1965: bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, March 10, 1965

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes