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ID number:  BIRBI-B3619
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Herakleios I; Carthage
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  616-617
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.7
Weight (g):  4.50
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 933. A.H. Baldwin, 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: XX; a pellet between the numerals, and a cross above. A star in the l. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … ЄRA CLIO P VI ([Inferred] Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: KRTG. Indiction year: Є (Year 616-617).

Bibliography:  MIB III 235

3 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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