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ID number:  BIRBI-B3419
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:  616-617
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  8.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5211. A.H. Baldwin, 10th March 1966.
BIRBI-B3419.jpg

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, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO ϚI (Year 7). Mint mark: NIKO. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 176

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype unclear.

5 Related People

Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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