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ID number:  BIRBI-B3110
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):  3.45
Weight (g):  11.62
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2487. A.H. Baldwin, September 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Between their heads, a cross. Reverse: M, chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … AC … Єτ hЄR … (Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: CO … Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160b

Notes:  Doublestruck on obverse; possible doublestrike on reverse, with die rotated 180 degrees. Or, overstruck at least twice, all overstrikes obverse on obverse of unknown type

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


Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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