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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3380
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:  612-613
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  2.20
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5468. Corbitt and Hunter, 3rd May 1967.
BIRBI-B3380.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown with plume and pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: X, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: P И hЄR … ЧS PP … (Our lord Herakleios, eternal). Reverse: [ANNO] III ([Year] 3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 231a

Notes:  Clipped on two 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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