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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3494
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; Isauria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Isauria
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  616-617
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.2
Weight (g):  12.04
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4961. 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. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N hЄR … hR … NST RR V ([Inferred] Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine, eternal Augusti). Reverse: ANN … ϚI (Year 7). Mint mark: … AVR. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 196

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Isauria



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