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ID number:  BIRBI-B3278
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:  633-634
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  6.34
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0620. Glendining, 3rd May 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire and crown, holding sceptre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, christogram above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: … NO XXIIII (Year 24). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 164c

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a coin, control mark: Γ (3), of unknown emperor, denomination, mint, and year.

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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British
1903
1988
Herakleios I
Byzantine
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641
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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