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ID number:  BIRBI-B3368
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:  613-614
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  6.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3146. A.H. Baldwin, 15th March 1957; "Gift".
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys. A cross between their heads. Reverse: K.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d N μЄRAC … ЧS PP A … (Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO IIII (Year 4). Mint mark: TЄ …

Bibliography:  MIB III 227

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a half-follis of uncertain emperor, mint, and year.

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