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Herakleios, Copper, Decanummium, Constantinople, 610-641

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Herakleios wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with pendilia and cross.

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Reverse

I with eight-pointed star in left field and in right field.

Exergue

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Obverse

Frontal bust of Herakleios wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with pendilia and cross.

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Reverse

I with eight-pointed star in left field and in right field.

Exergue

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Accession number BZC.1973.29
Ruler Herakleios
Date of Reign 610–641
Metal Copper
Denomination Decanummium
Mint Constantinople
Date 610641
Diameter 14.0 mm
Weight 2.55 g
Relation of Dies 1:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 2.1:278, no. 75a (similar but with officina Δ).

 

Acquisition History

From Matterhorn Trading Company, 18 May 1973, acquired in Turkey