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ID number:  BIRBI-B4527ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-641
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.6
Weight (g):  1.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting G555, June 1956.
BIRBI-B4527ADD.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Profile bust of Herakleios, facing r., wearing diadem and chlamys. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DNHЄRACL IVSPPAVCC (Our lord Herakleios, eternal augustus) Reverse: VICTORIAAVGSTORV (Imperial victory) Mint mark: CONOB

Bibliography:  MIB.3.127

Notes:  Previously owned by Venetian polymath Apostolo Zeno (1668-1750)

3 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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