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ID number:  BIRBI-B3106
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):  3.5
Weight (g):  11.73
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6792. Tchalikian, 2nd April 1969.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys, and holding cross-topped sceptre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding cross-topped sceptre in r. hand. Between their heads, a cross. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: … O … Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 159a

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