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ID number:  BIRBI-B3350
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  616-617
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.3
Weight (g):  10.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1059.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … A … ЧS PP AVC (Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: A … N … ЧII (Year 7). Mint mark: … Є … Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 220

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a double figure Constantinopolitan follis, of uncertain year and emperor.

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Whitting, Philip David
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Thessalonica



Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
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Constantine III
Byzantine
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641
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