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« on: May 20, 2020, 12:35:16 pm »

Dear Friends,

new coin today. Wanted to share it with you all.

Byzantine, Heraclius (610-641), AE 12 Nummi, Alexandria
15.09 g, 22 mm (5 mm thick)

Obverse: Draped facing bust (of Khosrau II?), wearing crown surmounted by cross within crescent; star to left, crescent to right.
Reverse: Large I B; cross potent set upon globus between; AΛЄΞ.

Reference: Sear 856.

Best wishes
Burak
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Panathas
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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2020, 09:28:14 am »

Thanks for sharing this coin! I like howvthe letters are very visible despite the wear.

 Ive been looking into the Alexandria mint from this time, to get a coin. Especially one from the conquest of Alexandria by the Sassanians. Small coin, but a historic piece of the transitional 7th century.
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Simon
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« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2020, 09:01:15 pm »

Nice coin Burak, Thank you for sharing. I really like the portrait.

Simon
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https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=5633 My main collection of Tetartera. Post reform coinage.
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