+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

E-auction 520-434922 - bby_602527 - HERACLIUS Demi-follis

HERACLIUS Demi-follis VF/XF
You must signin and be an approved bidder to bid, LOGIN TO BID. Accounts are subject to approval and the approval process takes place within 48 hours. Do not wait until the day a sale closes to register. Clicking on « bid » constitutes acceptance of the terms of use of cgb.fr private e-auctions. Bids must be placed in whole Euro amounts only. The sale will start closing at the time stated on the item description; any bids received at the site after the closing time will not be executed. Transmission times may vary and bids could be rejected if you wait until the last second. For further information ckeck the E-auctions F.A.Q.

NO BUYER'S FEE.
Estimate : 75 €
Price : 36 €
Maximum bid : 36 €
End of the sale : 03 April 2023 15:37:40
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Demi-follis
Date: indiction 5
Date: 616
Mint name / Town : Carthage
Metal : copper
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,54 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 2e
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : D N ERA-CLIO PP AVI.
Obverse description : Buste d’Héraclius couronné, diadémé avec pendilia, de face, tenant le globe crucigère de la main droite.
Obverse translation : “Dominus Noster Heraclio Perpetuus Augustus”, (Notre seigneur Héraclius perpétuel auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : *X°XE// KRTS.
Reverse description : XX surmonté d'une croisette.
Reverse translation : (indiction 5).

Commentary


Poids très léger. Une des premières émissions pour l’atelier de Carthage.

Historical background


HERACLIUS

(5/10/610-11/01/641)

Heraclius alone

Heraclius had been prefect of Africa since the reign of Maurice-Tibère. With his son, also named Heraclius, he revolted against the tyranny of Phocas. The sedition broke out in the summer of 608 and quickly the Heracliids controlled Carthage and Alexandria as well as Cyprus. On October 4, 610, Heraclius landed in Constantinople, overthrew Phocas and had him put to death. The reign of Heraclius began badly. The Sassanids occupied Asia Minor and in particular Jerusalem. From 622, Heraclius resumed the offensive and Jerusalem became Christian again in 628. Heraclius recovered the true cross, symbol of the new type of solidus. He married Martine, his niece, in second marriage. She was the mother of Heraclonas, born in 626, created Caesar in 630, associated with the throne in 638. After the death of Heraclius, on January 11, 641, Heraclius Constantine in turn disappeared on April 20, 641. This is the son of Martine, Heraclonas, who ascended the throne. As early as September, Heraclonas was obliged to crown his nephew Constans as co-emperor. He was deposed in October, mutilated and exiled with his mother to Rhodes.

cgb.fr uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
To remove the banner, you must accept or refuse their use by clicking on the corresponding buttons.

x