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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3654
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; Sicily; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily; Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  629-632; 629-632
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.8
Weight (g):  6.95
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4436. B.A. Seaby, May 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: (Original) To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing military attire. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. A K in the r. of the field. (Countermark) To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, unbearded, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: (Original) M. (Countermark) None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: (Original) None. (Countermark) None. Reverse: (Original) … NO X … ([Inferred] Year 20-22). Mint mark: CO … Control mark: Γ (3). (Countermark) None. Mint mark: SCLs.

Bibliography:  (Original) MIB III 164; (Countermark) MIB III Km.5

Notes:  Clipped on at least two sides.

5 Related People

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Sicily
Roman;Ostrogothic;Italian;Aghlabid;Norman;Sicilian


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