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ID number:  BIRBI-B3070
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-612
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  10.70
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4658. Spink, 20th March 1964.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … IЧS PЄR AV (Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I … (Year 1 or 2). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 158

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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