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ID number:  BIRBI-B3134
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):  2.95
Weight (g):  11.31
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2950. June 1955; "Found in Ephesus c. 1876 by J.T. Wood, and given to me by his grandson, Col. W. de B. Wood."
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … A CONS … (Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: ANNO IIII (Year 4). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a brockaged coin of Phokas.

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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