Numismatics
Ruler: Heraclius, Emperor of the Byzantine Empire, ca. A.D. 575–641, ruled 610–41
Mint: Constantinople
Artist: Unknown

Gold solidus of Heraclius from Constantinople

627–28

Gold

4.40 g, 6:00, 20.9 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.19820
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
7th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Constantinople, Thrace
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Professor Alfred R. Bellinger, New Haven, Conn., from about 1926 to about 1978; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1978 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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