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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3047
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.; Lord Grantley
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliarense
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  613-629
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5638. 30th January 1968; ex James R Stewart Collection; ex Grantley Collection, 1944.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown, holding in r. hand a cross-topped sceptre, and in l. hand a globe surmounted with Victoria - Nike, facing Herakleios and crowning him with a wreath. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, unbearded, and smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent above a globe and three steps, between two palm branches.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … d NN hЄRAC LIЧS Єτ hЄRA CO … (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB III 129

6 Related People

Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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