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ID number:  BIRBI-B3256
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:  629-634
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  9.01
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2043.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing military attire. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, wearing chlamys. Reverse: M, cross on a cresecent above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO … ([Inferred] Year 20-24). Mint mark: CO … Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 164b

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a Thessalonica follis of Herakleios, Eudokia Epiphania, and Constantine III, of uncertain date.

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