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ID number:  BIRBI-B3095
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:  610-613
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.2
Weight (g):  8.13
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2367. Spink, 15th October 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … RAC L … PЄR AV (Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: … NO … (Year 1,2, or 3). Mint mark: CO … Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 158

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a coin of Phokas.

3 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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