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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2721
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-613
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.31
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 601. Spink, February 1957.
BIRBI-B2721.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios bearded, facing wearing cuirass and paludamentum, cross crown with plume, and pendilia, holding cross potent in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent on two steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d NN hЄRAC bI PЄR AV (Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVSu (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: I (10).

Bibliography:  MIB III 1a

Notes:  Same obverse die identity as B2720.

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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