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Herakleios, Copper, Follis, Cyprus, 610

 
 

Obverse

Frontal busts of Herakleios, with short beard, and Herakleios the Elder, with long beard, both wearing consular robes and crowns with pendilia and trefoil ornaments. Cross between their heads.

[       ]LIOCONSLII

Reverse

with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, III in right field, and below.

Exergue

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Obverse

Frontal busts of Herakleios, with short beard, and Herakleios the Elder, with long beard, both wearing consular robes and crowns with pendilia and trefoil ornaments. Cross between their heads.

[       ]LIOCONSLII

Reverse

with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, III in right field, and below.

Exergue

[KV]ΠPOV

Accession number BZC.1993.6
Catalogue ID as DOC 2.1:215, no. (18)
Ruler Herakleios
Associated Authority Herakleios the Elder
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Cyprus
Date 610
Diameter 27.0 mm
Weight 10.71 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

The regnal year is reckoned from the beginning of the revolt, so III refers to 610.

MIB 2:135, no. 18.

MIBEC 206, no. 18 (this coin has the same dies as the Bridge coll. 155 specimen, illustrated as 18.1).

Acquisition History

Classical Numismatic Group, Auction XXVIII, 8 December 1993