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ID number:  BIRBI-B4062
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  629-639
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  2.25
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1657.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing military attire, holding long cross in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO … (Year 20-29). Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 171a

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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