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ID number:  BIRBI-B3480
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; Seleukeia-in-Isauria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mersin, Silifke
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  615-617
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3
Weight (g):  9.03
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4954. Dorothy Wood, Konya, 5th July 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … CLIЧ … Є … (Herakleios and). Reverse: … N … ([Inferred] Year 6-7). Mint mark: … ЄLISЧ. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 192

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

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