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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3344
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-629
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5834. A.H. Baldwin, 20th May 1968; ex Fitzwilliam Collection; ex Bunn 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown with pendilia. Reverse: I, cross above; star in the l. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d N hR … PЄRP AV (Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: C … N. Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III 172

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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