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ID number:  BIRBI-B3681
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:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Catania
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-641
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.4
Weight (g):  1.79
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1833. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing r., wearing paludamentum and diadem. Reverse: V. A star in the l. of the field; a star in the r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … ЄR … (Herakleios). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CAT.

Bibliography:  MIB III 242

3 Related People

Catania
Byzantine; Sicilian


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