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ID number:  BIRBI-B3578
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Tunis 1954 Hoard
Maker:  Herakleios; Constantine III; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  681-685
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.45
Weight (g):  4.52
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 476.bt. A. H. Baldwin 30th August 1954, from a hoard found near Tunis in 1954.
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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 ЄRΛCLIO CT CRA CO… (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: VICTORIA AVCC (Imperial Victory). Control mark: S (6). Mint mark: CONOD.

Bibliography:  MIB III 84a.6

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Tunis 1954 Hoard



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