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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3431
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; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  627-628
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  7.83
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8209. 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, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above. Monogram of Herakleios in the l. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO XϚII (Year 18). Mint mark: NIKO. Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB III 176

Notes:  Clipped on four sides.

6 Related People

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



Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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