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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3719
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; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  629-639
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  6.22
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7789. Meridian, 14th April 1971.
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Description:  Obverse: (Uppermost layer) To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, wearing military attire, holding sceptre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, wearing chlamys and crown. Reverse: (Uppermost layer) M; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: … NNO … ([Inferred] Year 20-30). Mint mark: None visible. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  (Uppermost layer) MIB III 164a; (Countermark) MIB III Km.1a

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a coin of uncertain emperor and mint, control mark: A (1). Single-faced countermark on the reverse of a monogram of Herakleios.

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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