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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3029
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-613
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  1.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1073. Glendining, 14th December 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios, unbearded, facing r., wearing diadem, paludamentum, and cuirass. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d N hЄRACLI ЧS PP AVC (Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVGЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III 73b

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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