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ID number:  BIRBI-B3736
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  619-620
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.5
Weight (g):  5.61
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4551. A.H. Baldwin, February 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d N hЄR … AVC (Our lord Herakleios, Augustus). Reverse: ANNO X (Year 10). Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 170

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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