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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3366
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Herakleios I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-611
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  5.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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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: XX, cross above. A pellet in the centre of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … AC … S PP AV (Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: [ANNO] I ([Year] 1). Mint mark: TЄ …

Bibliography:  MIB III 225

2 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Thessalonica



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