Solidus of Heraclius
Early Byzantine Period
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.52 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Facing busts of Heraclius on left and Heraclius Constantine on right; each wears elaborate crown with cross on circlet; Heraclius has short beard while his son is beardless; above cross.
Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.
VICTORIA AVGUE CONOB in exergue
Pierced, plugged, with attached ring for hanging as a pendant.
By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)