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ID number:  BIRBI-B3289
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:  635-636
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  5.21
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2334. Spink, 4th September 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire, and cross-topped crown, holding sceptre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, wearing chlamys. Reverse: M, monogram of Herakleios above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANN … XXϚ (Year 26). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 164d

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse, on a Constantinopolitan coin of Herakleios and Constantine III, in turn overstruck, obverse on obverse, on a coin of Herakleios, Eudokia Epiphania, and Constantine III.

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