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ID:     7784
Type:     Byzantine
Issuer:     Heraclius
Date Ruled:     AD 610-641
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Follis
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     A.D. 629 - 630
Diameter:     31.4 mm
Weight:     10.23 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     dd.NN. hERACLIUS ET hERA. CONST. PP. A or similar; monogram 22 left
Obverse Description:     Heraclius in chlamys holding long cross on left, Heraclius Constantine in chlamys holding globus cruciger on right, cross between heads. monogram 22 left
Reverse Description:     Large M (40 nummi), chi rho Christogram above, ANNO left, uncertain regnal year on right (regnal year 20), Γ? below (3nd officina), CON in exergue. See Notes
Mint Mark:     CON
Mint:     Constantinople
Primary Reference:     SBCV 805
Reference2:     DOC 76-83
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Special Comments:     It also appears that a large star (*) is in the same position as the obverse C/S though this is impossible to tell as the coin isn't in hand. Interesting!
Notes:     C/S 22 is on p 34 of SBCV. It also appears that a large star (*) is in the same position as the obverse C/S. Interesting!