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Home > Catalog > |Byzantine Coins| > |Heraclean Dynasty| > |Heraclius| > BZ00807
Byzantine Empire, Heraclius, 5 October 610 - 11 January 641 A.D.
Certificate of Authenticity issued by David R. Sear.

The most likely occasion for this issue would have been Martina's coronation in 614 A.D. Based on the number of surviving specimens, production may have continued for several years.  Martina was extensively featured on the copper coinage of Heraclius from c. 615 to c. 629 A.D. Ex Edward J. Waddell, ex Woolslayer collection. Rynearson identifies this type as scarce.
BZ00807. Silver half siliqua, SBCV 871; DOC II part 1, 233; Hahn MIB 149; Wroth BMC 343-6; Tolstoi 319-20; Ratto 1460-64; Morrisson BnF 3-11, VF, edge chip, Carthage (near Tunis, Tunisia) mint, weight .69g, maximum diameter 11.9mm, die axis 100o, 614 - 618 A.D.; obverse D N ERACLIO PP AV, bust of Heraclius facing, beardless, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with pendilia and cross; reverse on left bust of Heraclius Constantine, wears chlamys with tablion, on right bust of Martina, wears robe, both wear crown with pendilia and cross, cross between heads; scarce; SOLD











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