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ID number:  BIRBI-B3452
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
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):  9.71
Axis (degrees):  0.00
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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: … hRACLI P … R … (Herakleios, eternal). Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: KYZ. Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 184

Notes:  Clipped on four sides.

2 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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