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ID:     80000862
Type:     Goths, Vandals
Region:     Avars
Issuer:     Name of Heraclius
Date Ruled:     AD AD 610-641
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Date Struck:     AD 6th-7th centuries
Weight:     4.33 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     D?NDCVC IPΛILhVΩ
Obverse Description:     First D and both C's retrograde, crowned, draped, and cuirassed facing busts of Heraclius, with short beard, and Heraclius Constantine, beardless; cross above
Reverse Legend:     VICTORI AVCC
Reverse Description:     Cross potent set on three steps; Δ
Mint:     Imitating Ravenna
Primary Reference:     JÓnas 7-8 var. (legends)
Reference2:     BÓna 3a-b
Reference3:     MIB 110d6 (for prototype)
Reference4:     Boutin 308 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=133085
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 862 Ex Collection N.K. [Nadia Kapamadji] (Bourgey, 27 October 1992), lot 251.