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ID number: BIRBI-B3058
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
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 625-629
Diameter (cm): 2.70
Weight (g): 6.47
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 0537. 30th January 1968; ex James R Stewart Collection; ex Grantley Collection, 1944.
Description: Obverse: To the l., Herakleios, bearded, wearing chlamys and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III, unbearded, smaller, wearing chlamys and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Both seated on a double throne facing; and a cross between their heads. Reverse: Cross potent above a globe and three steps. K in the r. of the field.
Inscriptions: Obverse: d N hЄRACLI … hЄRA CONSτ ([Inferred] Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine). Reverse: ∂ЄЧS A∂IЧτA ROMANIS (God help the Romans).
Bibliography: MIB III 140