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ID number:  BIRBI-B3682
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; Rome
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-622
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  3.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1394. A.H. Baldwin, April 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, wearing paludamentum, and trefoil-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, smaller, wearing paludamentum, and trefoil-topped crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: XX; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: II N CRΛCL IO AVIII ([Inferred] Our lord Herakleios, Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: ROM.

Bibliography:  MIB III 243a

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