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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3125
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  613-614
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.4
Weight (g):  11.17
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Nicosia, 1947; "Gift."
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. Reverse: M, chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … NN hЄRAC … ONSτ … (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: ANNO IIII (Year 4). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160b

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a coin of Maurice, of uncertain date and mint.

3 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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