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Offline Quant.Geek

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Umayyad Caliphate, Arab-Byzantine: Anonymous (658-675 AD) Fals (Album-3501; SICA I, 505)

Obv: Emperor Heraclius in center, with his sons Heraclius Constantine (on right) and Heraclonas (on left) standing facing, each wearing a crown with cross and long robes, and each holding in right hand a globe surmounted by a cross; traces of outer circle
Rev: Large M; staurogram above; officina mark Γ below; left downwards ANNO; right downwards XЧII; below exergual line mint-signature KVΠP (= Cyprus); outer circle

Former collection of the MoneyMuseum, Zurich

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Happy to see such an important piece in good hands, but baffled they wanted to sell it.

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Happy to see such an important piece in good hands, but baffled they wanted to sell it.

Even more baffling is that no one else bid on it either  :o.  So I got it for a real bargain and it is definitely in good hands  ;D
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