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ID number:  BIRBI-B3148
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:  614-615
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  9.60
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1449.
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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, holding globus in r. hand. Between their heads, a cross. Reverse: M, chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d … NN hЄ … hЄR (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: ANN … Ч (Year 5). Mint mark: … O … Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160b

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a year three or year six, Antioch follis of Phokas and Leontia.

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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