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ID number:  BIRBI-B3200
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; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  625-626
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.5
Weight (g):  5.11
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0021.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Eudokia Epiphania facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, with semicircular-topped plaques and pendilia, holding globus 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, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above. Monogram of Herakleios in the l. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANN … XϚ (Year 16). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 162a

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a Constantinopolitan coin of Maurice, of uncertain denomination and year.

5 Related People

Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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