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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3377
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  617-618
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.52
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4378. A.H. Baldwin, August 1950.
BIRBI-B3377.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing r., bearded, wearing diadem, cuirass, and paludamentum. Reverse: X, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … NN hЄR … (Our lord Herakleios). Reverse: [ANNO] ЧIII ([Year] 8).

Bibliography:  MIB III 232

Notes:  Clipped on four sides as though flan cut out from much larger coin.

3 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Thessalonica



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