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ID:     BYZ-88
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Byzantine
Region:     BYZANTINE EMPIRE
Issuer:     Heraclius
Date Ruled:     AD 610 - 641
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Follis
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 630 - 637
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     8.82 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Crowned facing busts of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine; cross above
Reverse Description:     Heraclian monogram and - over SCs within large round countermark, with traces of undertype
Mint:     Syracuse
Primary Reference:     Sear 884
Reference2:     DOC 243
Reference3:     Anastasi 66
Special Comments:     This type was usually re-struck on Sear 809, large M type of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine. On this coin, part of ANNO and the regnal dates as well as CON in the exergue, can still be seen.
Grade:     Good VF, dark green patina