Solidus of Heraclius
Early Byzantine Period
A. D. 639 (?)–641
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.48 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Heraclius in center, Heraclius Constantine on right and Heraclonas on left all standing, facing; Heraclius has long beard and moustache, while the two sons are beardless; Heraclius Constantine and Heraclonas are of equal height and both are crowned.
Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.
Epsilon in field at right, monogram in field at left.
VICTORIA AV[…] Z (reversed) CONOB in exergue
By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)