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Unique ID: SOM-656532
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
Byzantine copper half follis of Heraclius (AD 610-41), struck at Carthage, AD 616-7.
MIB III, pl 17 & Table IV, no. 234(2)
Diameter: 17.14mm, Thickness: 3.03mm, Weight: 4.64g
This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Broad period: BYZANTINE
Date from: Exactly AD 616
Date to: Exactly AD 617
Thickness: 3.03 mm
Weight: 4.64 g
Diameter: 17.14 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 26th August 2010
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Denomination: copper Half Follis (20 nummi)
Mint or issue place: Carthage
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing (beardless), holding globus cruciger
Obverse inscription: (D N ERACLIO P P AV or similar)
Reverse description: Large XX with pellet between; above, cross; to left, star; to right, E; in ex, (KRTS)
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|Hahn, W.||1973||Moneta Imperii Byzantini||Vienna||Vol III no 234(2)|