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Herakleios, Gold, Solidus, Constantinople, 610-612

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Herakleios with short beard, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with pendilia and cross rising from central circlet behind which is a plume. Cross in right hand.

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Reverse

Cross potent on base and two steps. No officina letter.

VICTORI-V

Exergue

CONOB

Obverse

Frontal bust of Herakleios with short beard, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with pendilia and cross rising from central circlet behind which is a plume. Cross in right hand.

NERC-ISPPC

Reverse

Cross potent on base and two steps. No officina letter.

VICTORI-V

Exergue

CONOB

Accession number BZC.1999.10
Ruler Herakleios
Date of Reign 610–641
Metal Gold
Denomination Solidus
Mint Constantinople
Date 610612
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 4.47 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

MIB 3:211, no. 1b (no officina letter).

Acquisition History

A. H. Baldwin's Selection