A superb eastern solidus struck in exceptionally high relief
Lot 2176
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.42 g, 7 h), uncertain eastern mint (Alexandria?), 613-618. dd NN hERACLIЧS ET hERA CONST Draped and short-bearded bust of Heraclius facing, wearing crown surmounted by cross, on the left; draped and beardless bust of Heraclius Constantine facing, wearing crown surmounted by cross, on the right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ IΠ / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 188b. MIB 77 (attributed to Cyprus). SB 851 (attributed to Jerusalem). A superb example struck in exceptionally high relief. Very light doubling on the obverse, otherwise, virtually as struck.
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300 CHF
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2600 CHF
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Closing time: 23-Feb-20, 20:48:00 CET
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