BYZANTINE EMPIRE.CYPRUS.Heraclius AD 610-641.AE.Follis AD 626-627. ~~~SYRIAN IMITATION.

Ancient Coins - BYZANTINE EMPIRE.CYPRUS.Heraclius AD 610-641.AE.Follis AD 626-627. ~~~SYRIAN IMITATION.
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BYZANTINE EMPIRE.CYPRUS.Heraclius AD 610-641.AE.Follis AD 626-627.
( 4.41g, 25mm, 12h)
Threestandingfigures, Heraclius in centre to his right Martina� ( hisniece-bride )and to his left Heraclius Constantine ( his son ).
Reverse.Uncial letter M, to left downwards ANN(O) to right downwards regnal year (X omitted ) / Y / I I� ( = year 17 AD 626/627 ) between limbs of M officina letter Γ
( third officina ) above cross and in exergue mint-signature (ΚΥΠΡ')
Ref: prototype Sear 849.
Very fine for issue, earthern deposits in fields.

Thiscoin was most probably struck in an area that is modern day Syria; aplethora of imitations were put into circulation during the early days when the Arabs controlled the region; espcially follesbearing the Cypriot mint-signature were singled out for copying in preference to other issues.
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