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ID number: BIRBI-B2887
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.; Limassol Hoard
Maker: Herakleios I; Constantine III; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 629-632
Diameter (cm): 2.1
Weight (g): 4.48
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 0128. 30th January 1968; Limassol Hoard, 1954; ex James R. Stewart Collection.
Description: Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, with long beard and moustache, 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 (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine, eternal). Reverse: VICTORIA AVGЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: I (10).
Bibliography: MIB III 29