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ID number: BIRBI-B3605
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.; Lord Grantley
Maker: Herakleios I; Constantine III; Eudokia Epiphania; Carthage
Denomination: One Third Siliqua
Place made: Carthage
Date made: 617-641
Diameter (cm): 1.2
Weight (g): 0.74
Axis (degrees): 0.00
Provenance: Whitting 4558. 30th January 1968; ex James R. Stewart Collection; ex Grantley, 1944.
Description: Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown with pendilia. Reverse: To the l., bust of Constantine III facing, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with pendilia. To the r., bust of Eudokia Epiphania facing, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with a string of pearls extending around her head. Between their heads, a cross.
Inscriptions: Obverse: D N ЄRA CLIO PP (Our lord Herakleios, eternal). Reverse: None.
Bibliography: MIB III 149