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40 nummi (follis) of Heraclius

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Obverse: Heraclius, bearded on left and Heraclius Constantine on right, standing facing; both wear crown and chlamys and hold globus cruciger; cross between their heads. Legend: illegible Reverse: M with Chi-Rho above and delta below to left: ANN[O] to right illegible numeral...

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By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 613



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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins