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ID number:  BIRBI-B3378
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  612-613
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  2.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4159. C. Francis, Rye, 4th November 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown with plume and pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: X, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … IЧS PP A (Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: [ANNO] III ([Year] 3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 231a

3 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Thessalonica



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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