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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3100
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):  2.9
Weight (g):  10.14
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3688.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys, and crown with pendilia, holding cross-topped scpetre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding cross-topped sceptre in r. hand. Between their heads, a cross. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … NN hЄRACLI … hЄRA CONSτ … (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: … NNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: CO … Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 159a

4 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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