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ID number:  BIRBI-B3367
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  612-614
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.13
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1066. Glendining, 3rd May 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … ACL … P A … (Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO … II ([Inferred] Year 4). Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB III 227

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