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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3150
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):  3.15
Weight (g):  11.22
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0627. B. Kent, Lewes, January 1951.
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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, and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … hЄRA CONS … (Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: … N … Ч (Year 5). Mint mark: … (Untranslatable mint mark). Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160a

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a a year ten, Nikomedia follis of Maurice.

4 Related People

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


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