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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3689
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; Rome
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  622-623
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  2.60
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3179. Exchanged with G.C. Haines, July 1957; ex Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Eudokia Epiphania facing, smaller, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. In the centre, bust of Herakleios facing, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, smaller, wearing paludamentum and crown. Reverse: K.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N HE … (Our lord Herakleios). Reverse: ANN X III (Year 13). Mint mark: R …

Bibliography:  MIB III 244

5 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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