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ID number: BIRBI-B3659
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey
Maker: Herakleios I; Constantine III; Sicily; Constantinople
Place made: Europe: Italy, Sicily; Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 632-641; 629-639
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 2.7
Weight (g): 7.14
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Haines 3665. A.H. Baldwin, 1961.
Description: Obverse: (Original) To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and beard, holding a sceptre in r. hand. (Countermark) To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, with moustache and long beard, wearing paludamentum. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, bearded, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: (Original) None visible. (Countermark) Monogram of Herakleios.
Inscriptions: Obverse: (Original) None. (Countermark) None. Reverse: (Original) … NNO … ([Inferred] Year 20-29). Mint mark: CO … Control mark: None visible. (Countermark) None. Mint mark: SCs.
Bibliography: (Original) MIB III 164; (Countermark) MIB III Km.6