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ID number: BIRBI-B2840
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker: Herakleios I; Constantine III; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 625-629
Diameter (cm): 2.05
Weight (g): 4.45
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 0145. 30th January 1968; ex James R. Stewart Collection.
Description: Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing chlamys with fibula, and cross-topped diadem. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, bearded, wearing chlamys with fibula, and cross-topped diadem. A cross in between the heads of Herakleios and Constantine III. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.
Inscriptions: Obverse: dd NN hЄRACLIЧS Єτ hЄRA CONSτ PP AV (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine, eternal Augusti). Reverse: VICTORIA AVSЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: Γ (3).
Bibliography: MIB III 21