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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3700
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; Ravenna
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  632-641
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1769 - De Falco (Naples) January 1970.
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Description:  Obverse: Busts of Herakleios with long beard in centre, Herakleios Constantine on r. and child Constantine Herakleios on l., all facing wearing chlamys and cross crown. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps, Є in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: none. Reverse: VIIIORI Λ ΛVII (Imperial Victory). Control mark: H (8). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 116

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

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Herakleios
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Herakleonas
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Whitting, Philip David
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