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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3406
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:  612-616
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  9.99
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3302. Dumbarton Oaks Duplicate, 27th November 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … NN hRMCII … ([Inferred] Our lords Herakleios). Reverse: ANNO … ([Inferred] Year 3-6). Mint mark: NIKO. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 175a

4 Related People

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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