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Solidus of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine

Date:
629–631
Geography:
Made in Constantinople
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 13/16 x 1/16 in. (2.1 x 0.1 cm)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Gift of Darius Ogden Mills, 1904
Accession Number:
04.2.821
Not on view
Inscription: [in Greek, on obverse:] Our lords Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine Perpetual Augusti; [on reverse, left and right:] Victory of the emperors; Constantinople, fine gold
Elbert E. Farman (1831–1911), Warsaw, New York; Darius Ogden Mills (1831–1910), New York and California (1904)
Evans, Helen C., and Brandie Ratliff, ed. Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, 7th–9th century. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 86A, p. 140.



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