1 Hexagram, Byzantine Empire, 610 - 641

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One (1) hexagram coin, Heraclius

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Byzantine Empire, 610-641

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Obverse Image: Heraclius on left and Heraclius Constantine on right, both seated facing on double-throne, each holding globus cruciger in right hand, small cross above.

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Obverse Text: dd / NN / hERACLIUS / Et / hERA / CONSt

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Reverse Image: Cross-potent on globe above three steps; K in right field.

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Reverse Text: dEUS / AdIUtA / ROmANIS

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General Information: Obverse includes portraits of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine, facing forward, sitting on a double throne, each holding a globus cruciger and wearing a crown with cross, between their heads is a cross. Reverse includes a cross potent on three steps with a K to the right. Inscription to the left is mostly worn away.

Date Made: 610 - 641

Head Of Government: Heraclius Emperor of ByzantiumMaker: Heraclius Emperor of Byzantium

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Istanbul

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1995.0049.0065Catalog Number: 1995.0049.0065Accession Number: 1995.0049

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 23 mm; 1/32 in x 29/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1522-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1251019

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