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ID number:  BIRBI-B3463
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; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  612-613
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.2
Weight (g):  9.65
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1559. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂d NN hЄRACLIЧS … AV (Our lords Herakleios, Augusti). Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: KYZ. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 185

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

4 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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