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ID number:  BIRBI-B3076
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):  3.05
Weight (g):  10.09
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0635. A.H. Baldwin, September 1952; "From North Africa".
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N hRACI PЄRP A … (Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 158

Notes:  Clipped to the upper right, and right of obverse.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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