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DescriptionConstantine IV (AD 668-685). AV solidus (19mm, 4.43 gm, 6h). nearing XF, edge bump. Constantinople, AD 674-681, 5th officina. ∂N CONS-- TNVS P, cuirassed bust of Constantine IV facing slightly right, with slight beard, wearing crested helmet with frontal plume, holding spear over right shoulder and shield on right arm / VICTOA AVϚЧ Є, standing figures of Heraclius (on left) and Tiberius, both wearing chlamys and holding cross globus cruciger, flanking central cross potent on three steps, [officina off flan]//CONOB in exergue. Sear 1156.
Ex Stack's Bowers Galleries & Ponterio Sale 159 (31 March-2 April 2011), lot 10067.
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