HERACLIUS & HERACLIUS CONSTANTINE GOLD AV SOLIDUS
DOC 26var. (Z not retrograde), Sear 749, MIB 29, Choice Extremely Fine, 21.5mm, 4.41 grams, 7th Officina Struck Circa. 629 - 631 C.E., Constantinople Mint
Obverse: dd NN hЄRACLIЧS Єτ ЄRA CONST P P around crowned and draped busts of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine facing, Heraclius with long beard and whiskers, Heraclius Constantin with short beard and moustache, each wearing simple crown and chlamys, cross above
Reverse: VICTORIA A VςЧ Z (retrograde), around cross potent on three steps, CONOB in exergue
LUSTROUS, SHARP and BEAUTIFUL!
Ex: Robert Thompson collection, Philadelphia with original tag from B. A. Seaby Ltd, at their address of 61 - 65 Great Portland Street where they resided from the mid-1940's through the 1960's.