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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3098
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  612-613
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  9.84
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5345. Spink, July 1966; "From South East Turkey in large base metal lot".
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and crown, holding cross-topped sceptre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding cross-topped sceptre in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … RACLIЧS … RA CONSτ PP AVC (Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine, eternal Augusti). Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: CO … Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 159a

4 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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