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ID number:  BIRBI-B3077
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:  611-612
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  11.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7066. Spink, 21st July 1969.

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

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … RACL I PЄRP … (Herakleios, eternal). Reverse: ANN … II (Year 2). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 158

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