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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3628
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-641
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  2.43
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1261.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown with pendilia and trefoil ornament. Reverse: X; cross above and star below. A pellet in the lower l. of the field, and in the lower r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ЄRACL … P … (Our lord Herakleios, eternal). Reverse: NM (Nummi).

Bibliography:  MIB III 237a

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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