40 nummi (follis) of Constans II (?)

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 641–648 (?)


Mint: Constantinople (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.01 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

01.4951

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Constans standing, facing bearded, wearing chlamys and crown with cross. In right hand, long cross; in left, globus cruciger (almost completely effaced).
Legend: effaced.
Reverse: M?

Coin is illegible and attribution is uncertain.

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 1, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins