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ID number:  BIRBI-B3331
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  629-630
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  5.13
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2263. Rome, March 1953; ex Signorelli Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire and crown. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A star between their heads. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: A … XX (Year 20). Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 171a

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a Kyzikos follis of Herakleios, Eudokia Epiphania, and Constantine III, of uncertain year.

4 Related People

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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