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ID number:  BIRBI-B3436
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-611
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.35
Weight (g):  9.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2053.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, wearing cuirass, and helmet with plume and pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … RAC … ЄRP … C (Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Mint mark: KYZ. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 184

Notes:  Pierced, reverse to obverse, to the r. of the obverse.

3 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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