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ID number:  BIRBI-B4530ADD
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; Ravenna
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  629-632
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  4.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting G881, Lucerne, 7th April 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Busts of Herakleios to l. and Constantine III to r., Herakleios with moustache and long beard, Constantine III with short beard, both wearing crown with cross and pendilia and chlamys, cross floating between them. Reverse: Cross potent on four steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DDNNHERACLIUSЄTЄRACONSPP (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine, perpetual augusti) Reverse: VICTORI AAVCC (Imperial victory) Mint mark: CONOB, Officina mark: H

Bibliography:  MIB.3.133c1

Notes:  Both obverse and reverse die identities the same as MIB.3.113c1.

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