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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3666
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Catania
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Catania
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  619-620
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  4.53
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3839. A.H. Baldwin, June 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown, holding cross in r. hand. Reverse: I.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N HC … Λ … (Our lord Herakleios). Reverse: … NNO X (Year 10). Mint mark: CAT.

Bibliography:  MIB III 240

3 Related People

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


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