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ID number:  BIRBI-B3541
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Alexandria
Denomination:  Dodecanummium
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  628-629
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  6.81
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2215. Spink, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, smaller, unbearded, wearing cross-topped crown. Between them a cross potent on two steps. Reverse: IB; cross on a globe, above a triangle, between the numerals.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Mint mark: AλЄΞ.

Bibliography:  MIB III 203

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