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ID:     74000889
Type:     Goths, Vandals
Region:     Uncertain Germanic Tribes
City:     Gaul
Issuer:     Constans II
Date Ruled:     AD 641-668
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD mid-7th Century
Weight:     4.28 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     [...]CONSt[AN S] PP A[...]
Obverse Description:     Crowned and draped facing beardless bust, holding globus cruciger
Reverse Legend:     ITORI A AVG
Reverse Description:     Cross potent on three steps, P in right field; CONOB
Mint:     Uncertain
Primary Reference:     MIB III X1 var.
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Special Comments:     Unpublished excepting variant of MIB III X1.
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 889 From the Marc Poncin Collection.This coin belongs to the same group of coins that Hahn identified as an Italian mint imitating the style of Rome (MIB III X1-3). The style and date of these suggests an issue of the Lombards, who typically placed an identifying letter or mark in the fields of the reverse.