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ID number:  BIRBI-B3374
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:  619-620
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  3.52
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1626.
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Description:  Obverse: To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … IЧS PP AVC (Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO X (Year 10). Mint mark: … Є …

Bibliography:  MIB III 228

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a coin of Herakleios of uncertain mint, year, and denomination. Clipped on two sides as though flan cut out from much larger coin.

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