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ID number:  BIRBI-B3268
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:  632-633
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  5.70
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0301.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, christogram above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: … NN … XXIII (Year 23). Mint mark: … (Untranslatable mint mark). Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 164c

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a year twenty, Constantinopolitan coin of Herakleios and Constantine III.

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