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ID:     81001219
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:     4.25 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     J[...]?NnCAΛCII?S ?Τ n?RΛCONIC PP
Obverse Description:     Crowned facing busts of Heraclius, with short beard, and Heraclius Constantine, beardless; cross above
Reverse Legend:     VICTORIA AVG?
Reverse Description:     Cross potent set on three steps; I?
Mint Mark:     CONOB
Mint:     Imitating Ravenna
Primary Reference:     JÓnas 7-8 var. (legends)
Reference2:     BÓna 3a-b
Reference3:     MIB 110d6 (for prototype)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=140765
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 1219 Extremely rare. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 60 (22 May 2002), lot 1964.