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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3517
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios; Constantine III; Alexandria
Denomination:  Dodecanummium
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  613-618
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.61
Weight (g):  4.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0199.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios, to the l., facing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross topped crown with pendilia. To the r. a bust of Herakleios Constantine, facing, beardless, wearing chlamys, and cross topped crown with pendilia. Reverse: IB; in between the numerals, a cross potent on two steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d m hЄ RЦ Є C ([Inferred] Our lord Herakleios). Reverse: None. Mint mark: AΛЄΞ.

Bibliography:  DOC I AE 189; MIB III 200a

4 Related People

Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Alexandria



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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