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ID number:  BIRBI-B3169
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):  3.2
Weight (g):  13.01
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2464. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys, and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys. Between their heads, a cross. Reverse: M, chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dd N … (Our lords). Reverse: ANNO … (Year 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6). Mint mark: CO … Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 160b

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a Constantinople follis of Phokas and Leontia.

4 Related People

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


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