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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3655
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:  632-641; 629-639
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  6.59
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2276. Spink, 7th July 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: (Original) To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. (Countermark) To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, bearded, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. Reverse: (Original) M. (Countermark) Monogram of Herakleios.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: (Original) None. (Countermark) None. Reverse: (Original) … NO … ([Inferred] Year 20-29). Mint mark: CO … Control mark: None visible. (Countermark) None. Mint mark: SCs.

Bibliography:  (Original) MIB III 164; (Countermark) MIB III Km.6

5 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Sicily
Roman;Ostrogothic;Italian;Aghlabid;Norman;Sicilian


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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