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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-VV0064
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Hilderic; Carthage
Denomination:  50 denarii
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Vandal
Date made:  523-530
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.45
Weight (g):  1.23
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4922. Sotheby 12th April 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Hilderic facing r. wearing diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: Carthage robed standing facing, holding wheat sheaves in both hands.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N HILDI RIX REX (Our lord King Hilderic). Reverse: FELIX KARTG (Happy Carthage).

Bibliography:  MEC I 21

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Hilderic
Vandal

533
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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