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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3153
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):  3.3
Weight (g):  13.50
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0629.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … h … A … (Herakleios). Reverse: AN … Ч (Year 5). Mint mark: … (Untranslatable mint mark). Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160b

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a Constantinople coin of Maurice, of uncertain date and denomination.

4 Related People

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


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