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ID number:  BIRBI-B4529ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Tuscany
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Tuscany
Culture:  Lombard
Date made:  c.620-c.700
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.5
Weight (g):  1.44
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting G1447, Sotheby, 12th April 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: Profile bust of an emperor, facing r., bearded, wearing diadem and chlamys. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ubiHFRACIVCCAVG (Our Lord Herakleios, eternal augustus [blundered]) Reverse: VIIRVΛΛITOꓤИ (Imperial victory[blundered]) Mint mark: COИOЯ

Bibliography:  MEC 309

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Byzantine
c.575
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Whitting, Philip David
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1903
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