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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3120
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):  3.6
Weight (g):  11.73
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6793. Tchalikian, 2nd Apil 1969.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dd NN h … NSτ PP AV (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine, eternal Augusti). Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a year five, follis or thirty nummi of Phokas, of uncertain mint.

4 Related People

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


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