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ID number:  BIRBI-B3713
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; Herakleonas; Ravenna
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  632-634
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  7.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1388. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleonas facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, uncrowned, holding globus cruciger in r. hand; a cross above his head. In the centre, Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M; monogram of Herakleios above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: … NNO XXIII … ([Inferred] Year 23-24). Mint mark: RAV. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 254

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Herakleios I
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Constantine III
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