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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2865
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Limassol Hoard
Maker:  Herakleios; Constantinople
Denomination:  Nomisma
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  629-631
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 692. Ex J. R. Stewart collection, 30th January 1968, from Limassol Hoard 1954.
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Herakleios, l., with long beard, wearing diadem and chlamys, with facing bust of Herakleios Constantine r., bearded with diadem and chlamys, cross above. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂∂MM nЄRACUUS Єτ ΛЄPA Couτ PЄ (Our lords Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine Emperors in perpetuity). Reverse: VICTOЯIA AVSЧ (Imperial Victory). Control Mark: Γ (3). Mint Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC II.1 pl. VIII 26e , MIB 3 pl. 2 29

4 Related People

Limassol Hoard



Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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