, Heraclius & Heraclius Constantine, 23 January 613 - 11 January 641 A.D.
Heraclius came to power through revolt against the tyrannical . He defeated the Sassanid Persians, but this only facilitated Arab conquest of and the eastern . The Byzantines lost and before Heraclius died and fell soon after.BZ68100. Bronze
of Christ, Class C, Michael IV, 12 April 1034 - 10 December 1041 A.D.
The is attributed in to Izz al-din Abu Bakr al Dubaysi (541-551 A.H. / 1146 - 1156 A.D.), al-Jazirah mint.
The is a common formula which means "just" or "equitable" and was used on coins from an early date to indicate they are of an approved or . It is attributed with doubt as perhaps Artuqid, a mint somewhere in the province of Diyar Bakr.
, of Christ, class C; 1825; c/m 13; c/m 10?, , 5.241 g, maximum 28.1 mm, 180o, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, 1034 - 1041 A.D.; + EMMANOVHΛ, three-quarter length figure of Christ standing facing, wearing , , and , raising right in , Gospels in left, IC-XC; al-Jazirah ; Jeweled with pellet at each extremity, in the angles / NI-KA (Jesus Christ Conquers); Artuqid? ; ex ; SOLD
, Heraclius, 5 October 610 - 11 January 641 A.D.
This Heraclius was used on early, large folles of to Justinian. The purpose is uncertain. Later, c. 631 and 638 A.D., of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine folles were countermarked, possibly in conjuction with clipping even before the coins entered circulation.BZ49311. Bronze
, 33b; 1, 241; 882; 11.113; Justinian I ( 160 or similar), coin: ; countermarks: VF, 14.504 g, maximum 32.4 mm, 180o, mint, c. 616 - 622 A.D.; facing of short-bearded Heraclius, his to the right, all within large round ; traces of (...IVSTI...) and ; SCLs within large oval , struck on mint mark; : large M (40 nummi), left; SOLD
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