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ID number:  BIRBI-B3531
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Khusrau II; Alexandria
Denomination:  Dodecanummium
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Byzantine; Sasanian
Date made:  618-628
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.4
Weight (g):  13.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0187. B.A. Seaby, October 1951.

Description:  Obverse: The bust of an emperor facing, wearing cuirass, and cross within a crescent-topped crown with pendilia. A star in the l. of the field; a crescent in the r. of the field. Reverse: IB; cross on a globe between the numerals.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Mint mark: … ΛЄΞ.

Bibliography:  MIB III 202a

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
Khusrau II
c. 570

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