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Herakleios, Copper, Half Follis, Constantinople, 626/627

 
 

Obverse

Frontal view of Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine standing. Each wears chlamys and crown with cross and holds globus cruciger.

Reverse

with cross above, Γ below, |N|N|O in left field, and Ϛ with X|I in right field.

Obverse

Frontal view of Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine standing. Each wears chlamys and crown with cross and holds globus cruciger.

Reverse

with cross above, Γ below, |N|N|O in left field, and Ϛ with X|I in right field.

Accession number BZC.1975.3.6
Ruler Herakleios
Date of Reign 610–641
Associated Authority Herakleios Constantine III
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 626/627
Diameter 18.0 mm
Weight 3.21 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 2.1:294, no. 104. This coin shows that the obverse type is wrongly described in DOC 2, as there are only two figures, instead of three as on the follis.

Acquisition History

Purchased from Henry Weller, 9 September 1975