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ID:     74000885
Type:     Goths, Vandals
Region:     Avars
Issuer:     Name of Heraclius
Date Ruled:     AD 6th-7th centuries
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 6th-7th centuries
Weight:     3.16 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Degraded legend, helmeted and cuirassed facing bust, holding spear over shoulder in right hand, shield with horseman motif on left arm
Reverse Legend:     VICTOV TOUV
Reverse Description:     Two crowned figures standing facing, each holding globus cruciger in right hand; between, cross potent on three steps; CONOB
Mint:     Imitating Rome
Primary Reference:     JÓnas 11 var. (legends)
Reference2:     MIB III X3-5
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=97298
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 885 Very rare. From the Marc Poncin Collection. Ex Gemini I (11 January 2005), lot 503.