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ID number:  BIRBI-B3425
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:  625-626
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  6.74
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5733. Tchalikian, 8th April 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Eudokia Epiphania facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. In the centre, Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, 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: NIK … Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 176

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype unclear. Clipped on three sides.

5 Related People

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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