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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3714
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Herakleios; Constantine III; Eudokia Epiphania; Ravenna
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  617-618
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.57
Weight (g):  8.09
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2346. Spink, 1943.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios, centre, facing, bearded, wearing chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, and crown. Above his head, a cross. To the r. a bust of Herakleios Constantine, facing, beardless, wearing chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, and crown. Above his head, a cross. To the l. a bust of Eudokia Epiphania, facing, wearing crown with three pinnacles, and pendilia. Above her head, a cross. Reverse: M; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … d NN … ЄRACLI CON PP A (Our lords Herakleios and Constantine, eternal Augusti). Reverse: ANNO VIII (Year 8). Mint mark: RA. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  DOC I AE 290; MIB III 251

Notes:  Sometimes Eudokia Epiphania is identified as Martina.

5 Related People

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

Herakleios
Byzantine
c.575
641
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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