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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4066
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:  615-629
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.3
Weight (g):  2.17
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1659.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO … (Year 6-19). Control mark: A or Δ (1 or 4).

Bibliography:  MIB III 170

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype unclear; mint mark (CON) visible on the reverse.

4 Related People

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


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