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ID number:  BIRBI-B3611
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  611-612
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  7.02
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4428. L.A. Lawrence II, January 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown with pendilia and trefoil ornament, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: XX; a pellet between the numerals, and a cross above. A star in the l. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ЄRA C … PP A … (Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: KRTG. Indiction year: IЄ (Year 611-612).

Bibliography:  MIB III 234

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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