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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3604
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Carthage
Denomination:  One Third Siliqua
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-613
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.25
Weight (g):  0.60
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8185. A.H. Baldwin, April 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, wearing chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, and crown with pendilia, holding mappa aloft in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: Victory, without wings, advancing l., holding wreath in outstretched r. hand; behind her, a palm branch in the l. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N Є … (Our lord Herakleios). Reverse: VIR T … (Virtue).

Bibliography:  MIB III 147

3 Related People

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


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