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ID number:  BIRBI-B3339
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  629-639
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.5
Weight (g):  4.02
Axis (degrees):  180.00
BIRBI-B3339.jpg

Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire, and cross-topped crown, holding cross-topped sceptre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A star between their heads. Reverse: K.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO X … (Year 20-29). Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 171

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype unclear.

3 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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