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ID number:  BIRBI-B3167
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:  612-616
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.3
Weight (g):  11.60
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2465. B.A. Seaby, May 1948.
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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 cross-topped crown, holding globus in r. hand. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … A CONSt (Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: None visible. Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160

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

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Herakleios I
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Constantinople
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