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ID number:  BIRBI-VV0066
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  The Vandal Kingdom; Carthage
Denomination:  21-nummi piece
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Vandal
Date made:  480-533
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  6.31
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1788.
BIRBI-VV0066.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Carthage robed standing facing, holding wheat sheaves in both hands within a wreath, amulet at top. Reverse: Denomination mark within a wreath, amulet at top.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: N XXI (21 nummi).

Bibliography:  MEC I 34

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


The Vandal Kingdom
Vandal


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