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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2740
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-613
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  4.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown with plume and pendilia, holding a cross in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d N hЄRACLI ЧS PP AV (Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVSЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB III 5

2 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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