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ID:     5326
Type:     Byzantine
Region:     BYZANTINE EMPIRE
Issuer:     Constans II
Date Ruled:     AD 641-668
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Date Struck:     A.D. 647-649
Diameter:     19.9 mm
Weight:     4.45 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     DN CONSTANTINVS P P AVG
Obverse Description:     Bust facing with short beard and moustache, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger
Reverse Legend:     VICTORIA AVgΓ / Z / CONOB+
Reverse Description:     VICTORIA AVgΓ, cross potent on three steps, Z (= Indiction 7) right, CONOB+ below
Mint Mark:     CONOB+
Mint:     Constantinople
Primary Reference:     DOC II 14
Reference2:     SB 0950
Reference3:     HB 149
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=2907