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ID number:  BIRBI-B3498
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; Cyprus
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Cyprus
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  626-627
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  6.21
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3880. Spink, 28th March 1960.
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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, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, monogram of Herakleios above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO XЧII (Year 17). Mint mark: CPΠR. Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 198a

5 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Cyprus
Byzantine;Frankish


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