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Herakleios, Gold, Solidus, Carthage, 611-612

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Herakleios wearing cuirass and crown with pendilia and cross on circlet. Globus cruciger in right hand. 

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Reverse

Cross potent on base and two steps. 

VICTORI VCCΕIΕ

Exergue

CONOB

Obverse

Frontal bust of Herakleios wearing cuirass and crown with pendilia and cross on circlet. Globus cruciger in right hand. 

O-NΕr-ΛIOPPΛIΔ

Reverse

Cross potent on base and two steps. 

VICTORI VCCΕIΕ

Exergue

CONOB

Accession number BZC.2015.016
Ruler Herakleios
Date of Reign 610–641
Metal Gold
Denomination Solidus
Mint Carthage
Date 611612
Diameter 14.5 mm
Weight 4.39 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Hybrid of indiction  (610/611) and  (611/612).

MIB 3:218, no. 83.

Acquisition History

Elsen sale 125, 13 June 2015, no. 618, from the Henri Pottier collection