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ID number: BIRBI-B3694
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker: Herakleios I; Constantine III; Ravenna
Place made: Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Date made: 613-629
Diameter (cm): 2.1
Weight (g): 4.51
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 1640. 30th January 1968; ex James R. Stewart Collection; ex Hall, 1950; ex Ratto, 1930.
Description: Obverse: To the l., bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. To the r., bust of Constantine III facing, smaller, unbearded, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown. A cross between their heads. Reverse: Cross potent on four steps.
Inscriptions: Obverse: DD NN HЄRACLIVS ЄT HЄRA CONST PP AVC (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine, eternal Augusti). Reverse: VICTORI Λ ΛVCC (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: H (8).
Bibliography: MIB III 110c