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Solidus (Coin) of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine

A work made of gold.
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Date:

629-632

Artist:

Byzantine, minted in Constantinople

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Heraclius and his son Heraclius Constantine wearing crowns.
On the back (reverse) a cross is shown atop three steps.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Byzantine

Title

Solidus (Coin) of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine

Origin

Byzantine Empire

Date

Struck 629 CE–632 CE

Medium

Gold

Dimensions

Diam. 2.1 cm; 4.49 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Roy Evan Barr

Reference Number

1976.29

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