1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 610 - 641

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 610 - 641

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One (1) solidus coin, Heraclius
Byzantine Empire, 610 - 641
Obverse Image: Front facing busts of Heraclius on left and Heraclius Constantine on right, each wearing chlamys and crown with cross. Heraclius has a long beard while Heraclius Constantine wears a short beard.
Obverse Text: dd / NN / hERACLIUS / ET / hERA / CONST / PPAVG
Reverse Image: Cross potent on three steps with mint mark below.
Reverse Text: VICTORIA / AVGU / CONOB
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
610 - 641
maker
Heraclius Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: İstanbul province, Byzantium
city
Turkey: İstanbul province, Constantinople
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.13 cm x 2.03 cm; 1/16 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.6071
catalog number
68.159.6071
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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