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Solidus of Heraclius

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Obverse: Heraclius in center, Heraclius Constantine on right and Heraclonas on left all standing, facing; Heraclius has long beard and moustache, while the two sons are beardless; Heraclius Constantine and Heraclonas are of equal height and both are crowned. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps....

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Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A. D. 639 (?)–641

Mint

Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.48 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.365

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins