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ID number:  BIRBI-B3048
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios; Constantine III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliarense
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  613-629
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.56
Weight (g):  4.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2755. L.S. Forrer, October 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Herakleios, to the l., facing, standing, bearded, wearing military tunic, with cloak, and cross topped crown, holding a cross-topped staff in r. hand, and a globe surmounted with Victoria - Nike, facing Herakleios and crowning him with a wreath. To the r., Herakleios Constantine, standing, facing, beardless, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding a globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent, above a globe, and three steps; between two palms.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dd NN hЄRA CL … τ hЄRA CONSτ PP A (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine, eternal Augusti). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC I AR 58; MIB III 129

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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