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ID number:  BIRBI-B3163
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:  615-616
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.75
Weight (g):  14.99
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2494. A.H. Baldwin, August 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys, and crown. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and crown. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: A … Ϛ (Year 6). Mint mark: … ON. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a Constantinople follis of Tiberius II, control mark: Γ (3), of uncertain date.

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