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HERACLIUS AND HERACLIUS CONSTANTINE GOLD SOLIDUS – RARE YEAR 1 (AD 628/9) EMISSION FROM CARTHAGE – MINT STATE NGC GRADED BYZANTINE COIN (Inv. 10640)

$ 675.00

BYZANTINE EMPIRE.  HERACLIUS WITH HERACLIUS CONSTANTINE, AD 610-641
Gold AV Solidus, 4.47 g, 13 mm, Carthage mint, dated IY 1 (628/9)
Obv. Facing busts of Heraclius (left) and Heraclius Constantine (right), cross above, A at the end of the legend.
Rev. Cross potent on stepped base, A at end of legend.
Sear 867; DOC 222; MIB 84b3
NGC graded MINT STATE , Strike 4/5, Surface 5/5, a rare variety with only one other comparable readily recorded in the auction records of the last 15 years.