Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine (613–ca. 616)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1960.125.1728 (formerly DO 60.125.1728)
DO Seals 6 no. 13.3
- 28 mm
- 13.77 g
- The seal has been acid stripped
The Mother of God standing, wearing a chiton and maphorion, and holding Christ before her. Her right leg seems to be bent at the knee. A large cross potent at right and left. Wreath border.
Bust of Herakleios at left, and a tiny bust of Herakleios Constantine at right. Each wears a crown and a chlamys. Herakleios has a short beard and asymmetrical sidelocks: at left the hair is curled outward and at right it is curled inward. Remains of a circular inscription at left. Wreath border.
D(omini) n(ostri) [Her]a[clius et Hera(clius) Const(antinus) p(er)p(etui) aug(usti)].
Domini nostri Heraclius et Heraclius Constantinus perpetui augusti.
Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine, eternal augusti.
- Catalogue of the Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection, vol. 2, Phocas to Theodosius III (602–717)
- Catalogue of Byzantine Seals at Dumbarton Oaks and in the Fogg Museum of Art, Volume 6: Emperors, Patriarchs of Constantinople, Addenda
- Moneta Imperii Byzantini, 3 vols.
- Die byzantinischen Bleisiegel in Österreich, vol. 1, Kaiserhof