613-641 AV Solidus Ancient NGC MS 4/5 - 4/5

$1,700.00 USD

(21mm, 4.39 gm, 7h) Uncertain eastern mint, possibly Jerusalem, Alexandria on Cyprus, AD 613-618. dd NN hЄRACLIЧS ЄT hRA CONST P P, crowned and draped busts of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine facing; cross above, exergual line below busts / VICTORIA AVΣЧ A, cross potent on three steps; CONOB. Sear 851 (Jerusalem). DOC 187a (Alexandria). MIB 77 (Cyprus). Deeply struck on a broad flan.

The attribution of this scarce solidus type to Jerusalem is no longer widely accepted, although an Eastern military mint is considered certain.