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ID number:  BIRBI-B3731
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Salamis 1914 Hoard
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Nablus
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Asia: Palestinian Territories, Nablus
Culture:  Byzantine; Arabic
Date made:  c.630-696
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.8
Weight (g):  7.34
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4529. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951; "From the agora at Salamis, Cyprus, by G. Jeffery, 1914."
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire, and cross-topped crown, holding cross-topped sceptre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross and a K between their heads. Reverse: M; monogram of Herakleios above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO XX (Year 20). Mint mark: None visible. Control mark: N.

Bibliography:  MIB III X23

Notes:  Identified by Hahn as an imitation from Nablus; attribution not necessarily convincing.

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