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ID number:  BIRBI-B3043
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; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  613-641
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  1.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1635. 30th January 1968; ex James R. Stewart Collection, "bought in Paphos, 1961".
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios, unbearded, facing r., wearing diadem, paludamentum, and cuirass. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N hЄRACLI … τ PP … (Our lord Herakleios, eternal). Reverse: VICTORIA AVGЧ (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CON … B.

Bibliography:  MIB III 74

4 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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