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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3132
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:  613-614
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  11.32
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0660.
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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. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … ЄRA CONSτ (Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: … N … IIII (Year 4). Mint mark: … (Untranslatable mint mark). Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160

Notes:  Twice overstruck; first, obverse on reverse, on a Constantinople follis of Phokas; in turn overstruck on a Kyzikos follis of Maurice, obverse on reverse - both of uncertain dates.

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