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ID number:  BIRBI-B3717
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; Ravenna
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  616-617
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  4.64
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1389. L.S. Forrer, June 1952; "From Florence".
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Eudokia Epiphania facing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, with semicircular-topped plaques and long pendilia. In the centre, bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing chlamys with loros scarf draped over shoulders, and cross-topped crown. To the l., bust of Constantine III facing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys with loros scarf draped over shoulders, and cross-topped crown. Reverse: K; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANNO VII (Year 7). Mint mark: RA.

Bibliography:  MIB III 259

5 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Eudokia Epiphania
Byzantine
611

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