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ID number:  BIRBI-B3321
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  611-612
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.8
Weight (g):  6.78
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4554.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, and cross-topped helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … S PЄR A (Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANN … II (Year 2). Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 169a

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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