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Herakleios, Gold, Solidus, Constantinople, circa 626-629

 
 

Obverse

To left, frontal bust of Herakleios with short beard, wearing chlamys and flat crown with cross. To right, similar frontal bust of Herakleios Constantine beardless. Cross above.

INNERCLISEERCONSPP

Reverse

Cross potent on base and three steps.

VICTORI-VIK

Exergue

CONOB

Obverse

To left, frontal bust of Herakleios with short beard, wearing chlamys and flat crown with cross. To right, similar frontal bust of Herakleios Constantine beardless. Cross above.

INNERCLISEERCONSPP

Reverse

Cross potent on base and three steps.

VICTORI-VIK

Exergue

CONOB

Accession number BZC.1971.15
Catalogue ID as DOC 2.1:254, no. (24)
Ruler Herakleios
Date of Reign 610–641
Associated Authority Herakleios Constantine III
Metal Gold
Denomination Solidus
Mint Constantinople
Date circa 626629
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 4.51 g
Relation of Dies 7:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

This coin is a solidus of Class IIq.

MIB 3:213, no. 27a (I) (citing this coin as DO [n.a.]).

Acquisition History

From J. Vinchon, 18 October 1971, from a hoard