Solidus - Heraclius, Heraclius Constantine and Heraclonas VICTORIA AVGU; Constantinopolis

Solidus - Heraclius, Heraclius Constantine and Heraclonas (VICTORIA AVGU; Constantinopolis) -  obverseSolidus - Heraclius, Heraclius Constantine and Heraclonas (VICTORIA AVGU; Constantinopolis) -  reverse

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Features

Country Byzantine Empire
(Byzantine states)
Emperor Heraclius / Constantine III / Heraklonas (632-641)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 610-641
Value Solidus (1)
Currency First Solidus Nomisma (498-720)
Composition Gold (.970)
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References Fr# 107,
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.
BCV# 762,
David R. Sear, Simon Bendall, Michael Dennis O'Hara; 2006. Byzantine coins and their values (2nd edition). Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
BCV# 764, 766,
David R. Sear, Simon Bendall, Michael Dennis O'Hara; 2006. Byzantine coins and their values (2nd edition). Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
BCV# 767,768,
David R. Sear, Simon Bendall, Michael Dennis O'Hara; 2006. Byzantine coins and their values (2nd edition). Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
BCV# 769,770, 771
David R. Sear, Simon Bendall, Michael Dennis O'Hara; 2006. Byzantine coins and their values (2nd edition). Seaby, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Heraclius, crowned, with long moustache and long beard in centre, Heraclonas, of almost equal height, crowned, on left, and Heraclius Constantine, of equal height, crowned, unbearded, on right, all wearing chlamys and holding cross on globe

Reverse

Cross potent on three steps; PTh monogram in left field;
- Variant with A in right field (BCV#764, BCV#766);
- Variant with I over B in right field (BCV#767, BCV#768);
- Variant with epsilon in right field (BCV#770);
- Variant with K in right field (BCV#771);

Lettering:
VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter
- Variant with mintmark CONOB
- Variant with mintmark CONOBA (BCV#766, BCV#768)

Mint

Constantinopolis, modern-day Istanbul, Turkey

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (610-641)  BCV#764 (A in right field)
ND (610-641)  BCV#767 (I over B in right field)
ND (610-641)  BCV#769
ND (610-641)  BCV#770 (epsilon in right field)
ND (610-641)  BCV#771 (K in right field)
ND (636-637)  BCV#762 (I in right field)
ND (638-639)  BCV#766 (A in right field; mintmark CONOBΛ)
ND (638-639)  BCV#768 (I over B in right field; mintmark CONOBΛ)

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