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ID number:  BIRBI-B3718
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; Ravenna
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  630-632
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.6
Weight (g):  3.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3951. A.H. Baldwin, 30th September 1968; "From Rome".
BIRBI-B3718.jpg

Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, r. leg raised, treading on captive (not visible), with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire and crown, holding sceptre in r. hand, . To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, wearing chlamys and crown. Reverse: K; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CR … (Our lord Herakleios). Reverse: ANNO XX … ([Inferred] Year 20-22). Control mark: A or Δ (1 or 4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 261b

4 Related People

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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