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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3677
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; Catania
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Catania
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  627-628
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.8
Weight (g):  5.04
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3829. B.A. Seaby, June 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, unbearded, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: I.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANN• XϚII (Year 18). Mint mark: CΛT.

Bibliography:  MIB III 241

4 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Catania
Byzantine; Sicilian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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