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ID number:  BIRBI-B4509ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Herakleios the Elder; Herakleios; Alexandretta
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  İskenderun
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.63
Weight (g):  12.94
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Busts of Herakleios and Herakleios the Elder, facing, bearded, bareheaded, wearing chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders. A cross in between their heads. Reverse: M; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d m hЄRACLIO CONSЧLI (Our lords Herakleios, consuls). Reverse: ANNO XIIII ([Indiction] Year 14). Mint mark: AΛЄΞANΔ. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 16a

Notes:  Hahn assigns this coin to Alexandria, but we have preferred the DOC attribution, because of the denomination problem.

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3 Related People

Alexandretta



Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Herakleios the Elder
Byzantine or Armenian

610
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