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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3632
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):  1.6
Weight (g):  2.47
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1259.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross-topped crown with pendilia. Reverse: X; cross above and star below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ЄRΛC LIO PP ΛI (Our lord Herakleios, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ИM (Nummi).

Bibliography:  MIB III 237a

3 Related People

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


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