Arab-Byzantine bronze imitating a bronze follis of Constans. With a countermark.

Ancient Coins - Arab-Byzantine bronze imitating a bronze follis of Constans.  With a countermark.
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This is a coin minted by the Arabs but based on the design of a coin of the Byzantine Emperor Constans who ruled from AD 641 to 668.  It has to have been minted at or just after that time.

Denomination : Bronze Follis.

Date : late 7th century AD.

Size : 19.8 x 26.5 mm.  Weight : 4.49 grams.

Reference : Similar to some illustrated in MI as #3 to 9 with the full standing figure of Constans holding a globus cruciger, and struck without mint name.

Grade
:  Fine with a brown patination highlighted by earthy deposits.

Obverse : Standing figure of Constans holding a Globus Cruciger.

Reverse : A large but small case M with the word ANNO barbarised to the left, with a countermark of a six armed equilateral cross below.

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US$ 47.50
  • € 38.36
  • £ 33.37
  • AUD 60.97
  • CHF 45.94
  • CAD 59.87

利率: 04/19/18

发货从: Canada
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