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ID number:  BIRBI-B3412
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:  614-615
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3
Weight (g):  11.76
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2731.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys. Reverse: M, chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dd NN hRA … (Our lords Herakleios). Reverse: ANNO Ч (Year 5). Mint mark: NIKO. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 175b

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a follis of Maurice, of uncertain mint and year.

4 Related People

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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