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ID number:  BIRBI-B3447
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:  612-613
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.1
Weight (g):  12.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2057.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, and helmet with plume and pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … PЄRP … (eternal). Reverse: ANN … III (Year 3). Mint mark: KYZ. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 184

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a year seven, Antioch coin of an uncertain emperor, possibly Maurice.

3 Related People

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


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