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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3573
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Carthage 1945 Hoard
Maker:  Herakleios; Constantine III; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  613-629
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.35
Weight (g):  4.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1584. 5th October 1966, from the Carthage 1945 Hoard, number 60.
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Description:  Obverse: busts of Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine facing wearing chlamys and cross crown, cross floating above between heads. Reverse: cross potent on two steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN CRΛCLIU ЄT EAACONSIAIII (Our Lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: VICTVΛI Λ ΛЧCC (Imperial Victory). Control mark: A (1). Mint mark: CONOP.

Bibliography:  MIB III 84

Notes:  Has been XRF tested as part of 'All That Glitters' project.

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Carthage 1945 Hoard



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