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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3483
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:  616-617
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.4
Weight (g):  10.25
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4958. Dorothy Wood, Konya, 5th July 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … RΛ … LIRI CI VЄC (Garbled Inscription). Reverse: ANNO ϚI (Year 7). Mint mark: SЄLISЧ. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 193

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a double figure coin (trefoil crown with nimbus), of uncertain emperor.

4 Related People

Seleukeia-in-Isauria
Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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