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ID number:  BIRBI-B3362
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:  626-629
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  6.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1063. B. Kent, Lewes, January 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Eudokia Epiphania facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. 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. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO X … I … ([Inferred] Year 17-19). Mint mark: ϴ ... C. Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 221

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a follis with Latin numerals for the denomination.

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