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ID number:  BIRBI-B3471
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-611
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  5.23
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4550. Duke of Argyle, March 1951.
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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: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N hRACLI PЄRP A … (Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 187

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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