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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3071
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:  610-611
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  9.98
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0638. W.V.R.B. July 1952.

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N hЄRAC LI ЄRP AVC (Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 158

3 Related People

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


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