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ID number:  BIRBI-B3253
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:  629-636
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  9.57
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2039. W.V.R.B. July 1952.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing military attire, and cross-topped crown, holding a cross-topped sceptre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO X … (Year 20-26). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 164

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; on a follis of an unknown emperor and mint.

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