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613 NGC F Heraclius & Heraclius Constanstine Hexagram Byzantine Empire Silver Coin Pedigree (20011803C)

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  • Emperors Heraclius & Heraclius Constantine (613-641 CE) Byzantine Empire AR silver hexagram coin minted at Constantinople, 6.45g, Sear 795 (minted 613 to 641 CE).
  • Obverse: Heraclius with short beard on left & Heraclius Constantine beardless on right seated facing on double throne, each wears crown with cross and chlamys and holds globus cruciger in right hand, between their heads is a cross. 
  • Reverse: Cross (forked base) potent on globe set on three steps. 
  • Certified authentic by NGC to Fine.
  • Pedigree: Ex. Edward Waddell, Auction II, Sept 12, 1987, Lot 678 (auction ticket included).
  • The Byzantine silver coinage is relatively rare compared to the gold coinage, rather counter-intuitive. 
  • The reign of Heraclius & Constantine Heraclius who reorganized and strengthened the imperial administration and the imperial armies but who lost Syria, Palestine, Egypt and Byzantine Mesopotamia to the Arab Muslims.