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ID number:  BIRBI-B3257
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:  629-630
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  11.61
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2044. B.A. Seaby, December 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing military attire, holding a cross-topped sceptre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, cross on a crescent above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO XX (Year 20). Mint mark: … O … Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 164b

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype unclear.

4 Related People

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


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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