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1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 610 - 641

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 610 - 641

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Description (Brief)
One (1) solidus coin, Heraclius
Byzantine Empire, 610 - 641
Obverse Image: Front facing bust of Heraclius wearing chlamys and crown with pendilia and plume, holding cross.
Obverse Text: dN / hERACLIUS / 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
head of government
Heraclius Emperor of Byzantium
maker
Heraclius Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: İstanbul province, Istanbul
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.13 cm x 1.96 cm; 1/16 in x 25/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.6072
catalog number
68.159.6072
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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