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ID number:  BIRBI-B3686
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
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):  1.7
Weight (g):  2.65
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 928. Ex Reverend Gantry, 1927
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, wearing paludamentum and crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, smaller, wearing paludamentum and crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: XX.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N Є … V … (Our lord Herakleios, Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: … OM.

Bibliography:  MIB III 243a

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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