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ID number:  BIRBI-B3356
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; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  622-623
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  7.67
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5736. Tchalikian, 8th April 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: To the r., Eudokia Epiphania facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with semicircular-topped plaques, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. In the centre, Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the l., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross in the upper l. of the field between the heads of Herakleios and Constantine III. A cross in the upper r. of the field between the heads of Herakleios and Eudokia Epiphania. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANN … XIII (Year 13). Mint mark: ϴЄC. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 221

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