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ID number:  BIRBI-B3735
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; Eudokia Epiphania; Syria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Asia: Syria
Culture:  Byzantine; Sasanian; Arabic
Date made:  613-696
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  6.85
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2511.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Eudokia Epiphania facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding cross in r. hand. In the centre, Herakleios facing, standing, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding cross in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding cross in r. hand. Reverse: M; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANN … XIIII (Year 14). Mint mark: … (Untranslatable mint mark). Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III X43

Notes:  Doublestruck on the obverse. This coin is an imitation of the Byzantine from Syria, but it is unclear whether it was under the Persian occupation or the early Caliphate.

5 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Syria



Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

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