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ID number:  BIRBI-B3608
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; Carthage
Denomination:  One Third Siliqua
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  617-641
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.25
Weight (g):  0.80
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4557. L.S. Forrer, July 1949.
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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: … N ЄRAC LIO PP ΛV ([Inferred] Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 149

5 Related People

Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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