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ID number:  BIRBI-B3358
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:  629-630
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  11.21
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1061. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding sceptre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. A K in the r. of the field. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO XX (Year 20). Mint mark: ϴЄC. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 222

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