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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3538
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Khusrau II; Herakleios; Alexandria
Denomination:  Dodecanummium
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Sasano-Byzantine
Date made:  618-628
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.08
Weight (g):  10.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0190.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of an emperor, facing, beardless, wearing cuirass, and cross topped crown with pendilia. A star in the l. of the field. A crescent in the r. of the field. Reverse: IB; in between the numerals, a cross on a globus.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Mint mark: AΛЄΞ.

Bibliography:  DOC I AE 191; MIB III 202b

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