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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2708
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Herakleios the Elder; Herakleios; Carthage
Denomination:  One Third Siliqua
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  608-610
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.34
Weight (g):  0.70
Axis (degrees):  180.00
BIRBI-B2708.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios the Elder or Herakleios facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, holding eagle-topped sceptre in r. hand; cross above his head. Reverse: Cruciform Victoria.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … RACΛ … CONSVΛI (Herakleios consul). Reverse: V/TORA/C

Bibliography:  MIB II 10

3 Related People

Herakleios the Elder
Byzantine or Armenian

610
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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