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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3702
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-641
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1621 - given by G. C. Haines, 8th January 1968 - originally bt E. Lincoln 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios r. wearing chlamys and diadem with cross. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN HЄRΛC LIVS PPAVC (Our Lord Herakleios eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIΛ ΛVCVSTORVN (Victory of the Augusti). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC II.1 AV276, MIB III 125a

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

3 Related People

Herakleios
Byzantine
c.575
641
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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