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Tremissis of Heraclius

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Obverse: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Heraclius right, beardless, small cross above front of diadem; heavy annular border. DNHERAC LIVSPPA Reverse: Cross potent. VICTORIAAVIVSTORVN CONOB in exergue

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry H. Fay Collection; 1913: Gift of Henry H. Fay to MFA, May 1, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 611–641

Mint

Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.46 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

13.1361

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins