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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2915
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; Herakleonas; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  635-636
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  4.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1690. 30th January 1968; Limassol Hoard, 1954; ex James R. Stewart Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: In the centre, Herakleios facing, standing, with long beard and moustache, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown; holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown; holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the l., Herakleonas facing, standing, uncrowned; wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross in the l. of the field, above the head of Herakleonas. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps. Monogram of Herakleios in the l. of the field; Θ in the r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: VICTORIA … GЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: Z [in retrograde] (7).

Bibliography:  MIB III 40

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Limassol Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Stewart, James R.
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03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Herakleonas
Byzantine
626

Constantinople
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Constantine III
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