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ID number:  BIRBI-B3129
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  613-614
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  10.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2474. A.H. Baldwin, 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped 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: dd NN hЄR … ЄRA CON PP AV (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine, eternal Augusti). Reverse: ANNO IIII (Year 4). Mint mark: C … Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160b

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a Kyzikos follis of Phokas.

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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