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ID number:  BIRBI-B3544
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:  629-632
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  4.20
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4414.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, wearing cross-topped crown with pendilia. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, wearing cross-topped crown with pendilia. Between them a cross potent on two steps. Reverse: IB; cross on a triangle between the numerals.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Mint mark: AλЄ£.

Bibliography:  MIB III 205

Notes:  Slight doublestrike on the reverse.

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