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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2949
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios; Constantine III; Herakleonas; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  632-641
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1784 - bt A. H. Baldwin 7th July 1970.
BIRBI-B2949.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Busts of Herakleios with long beard in centre, Herakleios Constantine on r. and Constantine Herakleios on l., all facing wearing chlamys and cross crown. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps, Herakleian monogram in r. of field, Λ in l. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: VICTORIA AVSЧ. Control mark: θ (9). Mint mark: CONOBΛ.

Bibliography:  MIB III 47

5 Related People

Herakleios
Byzantine
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641
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Constantinople
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Herakleonas
Byzantine
626

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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