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ID number:  BIRBI-B3397
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; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  612-613
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.1
Weight (g):  11.57
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2522. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: 99NhI … CO … (Garbled Inscription). Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: NIKO. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 175a

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse on a follis of Phokas, in turn overstruck, obverse on obverse, on a coin of Maurice.

4 Related People

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


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