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ID number:  BIRBI-B3709
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Ravenna
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  616-617
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  5.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 929. Ex Reverend E. Gantz, 1927.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, smaller, unbearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … R … S CT CO … (Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: ANNO VII (Year 7). Mint mark: RΛV. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 250

4 Related People

Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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Herakleios I
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