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ID number:  BIRBI-B3587
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios; Constantine III; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  613-616
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  4.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 435 - L. F. Forrer August 1953, from Carthage.
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Description:  Obverse: Busts of Herakleios bearded and child Herakleios Constantine facing wearing chlamys and cross crown, cross floating above between heads. Reverse: Cross potent on two steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN ϵAChO CONS COAA (Our Lords Herakleios and Herkleios Constantine). Reverse: VICTORIA AVCC (Imperial Victory). Control mark: IЄ (15). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 84

Notes:  Was used as part of 'All That Glitters…' project.

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