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ID number:  BIRBI-B3297
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  629-636
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  6.32
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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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, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: … NO … (Year 20-26). Mint mark: COΓ. Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 164

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype unclear.

3 Related People

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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