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ID number:  BIRBI-B3590
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; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  628-629
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.2
Weight (g):  4.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0700. Gaettens, Heidelber, December 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, smaller, unbearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. Between their heads, a cross. Reverse: Cross potent on a step; Π in the r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N … CONST PP Λ (Our lord Constantine, eternal Augustus). Indiction year: B (Year 628-629). Reverse: VICTOR IA AC ([Inferred] Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Indiction year: B (Year 628-629).

Bibliography:  MIB III 87a

4 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine III
Byzantine
612
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Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
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