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ID number:  BIRBI-B3213
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:  626-627
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.3
Weight (g):  5.04
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2514.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Eudokia Epiphania facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys and crown. In the centre, Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys and crown. Reverse: M, cross above. Monogram of Herakleios in the l. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: … NN … XϚI (Year 17). Mint mark: … ON. Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 162a

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse on a coin of Phokas, in turn overstruck, obverse on obverse, on a coin of Maurice. One of these undertypes is from Kyzikos, year three.

5 Related People

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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