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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3546
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; Herakleonas; Alexandria
Denomination:  Dodecanummium
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  632-641
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  8.40
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2315. Hugh de Sausmarez Shortt, May 1953.
BIRBI-B3546.jpg

Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleonas facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. In the centre, Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: IB; cross on a triangle between the numerals.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Mint mark: AΛЄZ.

Bibliography:  MIB III 206

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