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ID number:  BIRBI-B3151
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):  3.25
Weight (g):  11.69
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0625.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys, holding globus in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dd N … (Our lords). Reverse: … Ч ([Inferred] Year 5). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a year five or six, follis of Phokas, control mark: A (1), of uncertain mint.

4 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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