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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3417
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; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  615-616
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.8
Weight (g):  7.77
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3280. Dumbarton Oaks Duplicate, 27th November 1958.
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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 crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO Ϛ (Year 6). Mint mark: NI … Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 176

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype a double figure coin (?), of uncertain mint and denomination. Coin is slightly concave.

5 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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