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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2712
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios the Elder; Herakleios; Carthage
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  608-610
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.66
Weight (g):  3.16
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2382. B.A. Seaby, 21st December 1953.
BIRBI-B2712.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: X; cross above, star below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … RACΛIO CONSV … (Herakleios consul). Reverse: N M (Nummi).

Bibliography:  MIB II 13

4 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Herakleios the Elder
Byzantine or Armenian

610
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