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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3316
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; Constantinople
Denomination:  30 Nummi
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  629-630
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.6
Weight (g):  5.63
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2047. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
BIRBI-B3316.jpg

Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing military attire and crown, holding sceptre in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. A K in the r. of the field. Reverse: Λ.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: … NO XX (Year 20). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III 168a

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype a three figure (?) coin of Constantinople.

4 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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