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Herakleios, Copper, Follis, Isaur(i)a, 616/617

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Herakleios, bearded, at left. Smaller frontal bust of Herakleios Constantine at right. Each wears chlamys and crown with cross. Cross between their heads.

Reverse

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

Obverse

Frontal bust of Herakleios, bearded, at left. Smaller frontal bust of Herakleios Constantine at right. Each wears chlamys and crown with cross. Cross between their heads.

Reverse

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

Accession number BZC.1977.3
Catalogue ID as DOC 2.1:330, no. (183)
Ruler Herakleios
Date of Reign 610–641
Associated Authority Herakleios Constantine III
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Isaur(i)a
Date 616/617
Diameter 26.0 mm
Weight 10.67 g
Relation of Dies 7:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

As DOC 2.1:330, no. (183), cited from BMC nos. 267–68, but apparently I and not II. This coin was overstruck, but the undertype is unidentifiable.

Acquisition History

From A. H. Baldwin’s Selection, 1 March 1977