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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3354
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Byblos Hoard
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Eudokia Epiphania; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  629-630
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.5
Weight (g):  7.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8208. A.H. Baldwin, July 1979; "From Byblos".
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Eudokia Epiphania facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. In the centre, Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO XX (Year 20). Mint mark: ϴЄC. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 221

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Herakleios I
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Thessalonica



Constantine III
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