Heraclius, 610-641. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.40 g, 7 h), Constantinople, Є = 5th officina, 610-613. dN hERACL-IUS PP AVI Draped and cuirassed facing bust of Heraclius, wearing crown with plume and holding a cross in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ Є / N / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 4. MIB 6. SB 732. Apparently a rather scarce variant, only known from a single officinal. Clear, very sharp and attractive. Some flatness on the edges, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF