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ID number:  BIRBI-B3701
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Herakleonas; Ravenna
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  637-641
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  4.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0596. Glendining, 12th December 1956.
BIRBI-B3701.jpg

Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleonas facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. In the centre, Herakleios facing, standing, with moustache and long beard, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps; Є in the r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: VICTORI Λ ΛVCC (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: TOR.

Bibliography:  MIB III 116

5 Related People

Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
Herakleonas
Byzantine
626

Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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