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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3633
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Herakleios I; Carthage
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-641
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.7
Weight (g):  2.68
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Haines 2476. Presented by Mrs N.E. Barnes, 1948; "Found in harbour at Carthage, 1815."
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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 upper and lower l. of the field, and in the upper and lower r. of the field.

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

Bibliography:  MIB III 237a

3 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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