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ID number:  BIRBI-B3523
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Alexandria
Denomination:  Dodecanummium
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  613-618
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  5.10
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4408.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown. Reverse: IB; cross potent on two steps between the numerals.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … ЄRA … (Herakleios). Reverse: None. Mint mark: AΛЄΞ.

Bibliography:  MIB III 200a

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