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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3499
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Eudokia Epiphania; Cyprus
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Cyprus
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  626-627
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.7
Weight (g):  4.83
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2891. Clement Platt, Paris, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Eudokia Epiphania facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with semicircular-topped plaques, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. 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, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. reverse: M.

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

Bibliography:  MIB III 198a

Notes:  Clipped on the bottom of the obverse.

5 Related People

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

Cyprus
Byzantine;Frankish


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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