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ID number:  BIRBI-B3486
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):  2.9
Weight (g):  11.31
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2786.
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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, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … И hRAC … ƧNULIC … (Garbled Inscription). Reverse: ANNO ϚI (Year 7). Mint mark: SЄLIS … Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 193

Notes:  Possible overstrike; undertype unclear.

4 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Seleukeia-in-Isauria
Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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