Free USA Shipping

512 NGC XF Star Heraclius Byzantine Empire Follis Cyzicus Pedigree (23060803C)

Regular price $895.00

  • Extremely Fine dated Emperor Heraclius Byzantine Empire copper 1 follis or 40 nummi coin.
  • Struck at the Cyzicus Mint (mint mark KYZ), officinia B, during his 3rd regnal year = 612/613 CE.
  • Sear 840, copper, 10.46g, approx. 25mm.
  • Pedgree: Ex. Waddell, 9/1987, lot 681 (includes auction ticket and original collector's Spink info).
  • Obverse: Heraclius on left and Heraclius Constantine on right.
  • Reverse: Large M (value), A/N/N/O to left, cross above, III (date) to right, B below, KYZ in exergue.
  • Denomination M = 40 nummi = 1 follis, Cyzicus mint (KYZ ), second officinia B, reign year ANNO III (3) = 612/613 CE. 
  • Certified by NGC to XF Star. Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5.
  • The Star designation indicates that the coin has exceptional eye appeal, usually derived from some impressive aspect(s) of the strike, surface or style.
  • Rare high quality example.
  • Heraclius was one of the greatest Byzantine Emperors who founded an important dynasty. He restored many territories lost by his predecessors.