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ID number:  BIRBI-B3345
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-611
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  12.28
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1060. B. Kent, Lewes, January 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown with plume and pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: XXXX; pellet in the centre of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d N hЄR … A … C (Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB III 216

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