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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3227
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; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  626-627
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  6.14
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8207. 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 with semicircular-topped plaques and pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. 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, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross in the upper l. of the field between the heads of Eudokia Epiphania and Herakleios. Reverse: M. Monogram of Herakleios in the l. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO XϚI (Year 17). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 162b

6 Related People

Byblos Hoard



Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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