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Byzantine Empire, Heraclius, Heraclius Constantine, and Heraclonas, 632 - 641 A.D.
In 632, Heraclonas, Heraclius younger son, was designated Caesar and added to the coinage. Heraclonas was seven years old. The Heraclian monogram on the reverse replaces the more typical obverse inscription.
SH32309. Gold solidus, SBCV 769; Hahn MIB 50; DOC II part 1, 43, VF, 6th officina, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 4.435g, maximum diameter 20.0mm, die axis 180o
, obverse Heraclius with long beard and mustache between his sons, Heraclonas on left and Heraclius Constantine on right, all stand facing, each wears crown and chlamys and holds globus cruciger in right hand; reverse VICTORIA AVGu S (victory of the Emperor, 6th officina), cross potent on three steps, Heraclian monogram left, no symbol right, CONOB in exergue; nicely centered
Catalog current as of Friday, July 19, 2019.
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