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ID number:  BIRBI-B3286
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):  2.55
Weight (g):  6.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7071. Spink; ex G. Jeffery collection; "Found in Salamis, Cyprus".
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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. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, ϴ above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: AN … XЧ ([Inferred Year 25). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 164e

4 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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