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ID number:  BIRBI-B4510ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Italian Hoard
Maker:  Herakleios I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-613
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  4.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting G981, December 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing crown with cross and pendilia, and plume, cuirass with paludamentum, holding globus cruciger. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …RACLIU SPPAVG (Herakleios, eternal augustus). Reverse: IVCTORI AIVICIC (Imperial victory?) Mint mark: CIMOP

Bibliography:  MIB.3.81.3 (exact coin)

4 Related People

Thessalonica



Italian Hoard



Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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