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ID number:  BIRBI-B3282
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:  634-635
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.4
Weight (g):  3.66
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0579. Foyles Bookshop, August 1949.
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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: … NN … XXЧ (Year 25). Mint mark: … ON. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 164c

4 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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