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Herakleios, Copper, Follis, Constantinople, 639/640

 
 

Obverse

Herakleios, with mustache and long beard, stands at left wearing military dress and crown with cross. Long cross in right hand, left hand on hip. Herakleios Constantine, with short beard, stands at right wearing chlamys and crown with cross. Globus cruciger in right hand. Cross between their heads.

Reverse

with cross above, Δ below,  []|N|N|O in left field, and [X]|X|X in right field.

Exergue

CON

Obverse

Herakleios, with mustache and long beard, stands at left wearing military dress and crown with cross. Long cross in right hand, left hand on hip. Herakleios Constantine, with short beard, stands at right wearing chlamys and crown with cross. Globus cruciger in right hand. Cross between their heads.

Reverse

with cross above, Δ below,  []|N|N|O in left field, and [X]|X|X in right field.

Exergue

CON

Accession number BZC.1970.31
Ruler Herakleios
Date of Reign 610–641
Associated Authority Herakleios Constantine III
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 639/640
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 6.49 g
Relation of Dies 7:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 2.1:299, no. 115.

Acquisition History

Purchased from Spink’s, 9 September 1970, from Henry Weller