From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 31-50-389
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Byzantine
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area CN 270, Monastery, Room K, Grave
Manufacture Location Constantinople
Creator Heraclius I
Locus C.N. 270, monastery, Room K, Grave
Period Heraclius I
Date Made 610-641 CE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze
Iconography Heraclius I | Martina | Globes

Fitzgerald: "Heraclius I, 610-41 AD (Constantinople), d. 22 mm. Heraclius I, Heraclius Constantine, and Martina, crowned and holding globes, standing facing. Rev.: Large M above ANNO, on left monogram, on right, date, beneath A. In the exergue, CON. Follis for year 16 (?)."

Newell: Byzantine

“Constantinople, Heraclius I, 610-41 AD, square follis

Obverse: Heraclius I, Heraclius Constantine and Martina, crowned and holding globes, standing facing.

Reverse: Large M. Above, ANNO. On l, (unclear). On r. XUI. Beneath A... In the exergue, CON. Year 16 (?)"

Outside Diameter 2.2 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number 30-10-335 - Field No SF

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