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ID number:  BIRBI-B3448
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Herakleios I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  612-613
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.5
Weight (g):  12.78
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 939. A.H. Baldwin, 1955.
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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: ∂ N hRACLI … AV … (Our lord Herakleios, Augustus). Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: KVZ. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 184

Notes:  Overstruck; undertype unclear.

3 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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