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ID number:  BIRBI-B3490
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:  616-618
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.2
Weight (g):  13.16
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2790. Ray Baldwin, May 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: 77 UU h … VЧ [in retrograde] CЄS (Garbled Inscription). Reverse: ANNO Ϛ … ([Inferred] Year 7-8). Mint mark: S … Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 193

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a year seven, Antioch follis of Justin II and Sophia.

4 Related People

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


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