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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3164
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):  3.1
Weight (g):  9.29
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0631.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys, and holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N hЄ … ONS … (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: … NO Ϛ (Year 6). Mint mark: … ON. Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a Nikomedia follis of Phokas, of uncertain date.

4 Related People

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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