Phocas

1,400.00

Out of stock

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Description

Constantinople, 603 AD. AR solidus, 4.41 gr., 21.3 mm. Consular issue.
Obv:
oN FOCAS PЄRP AUC; crowned bust of Phocas wearing consular robes facing, in right hand mappa, in left hand cross.
Rev: VICTORIA AUCC Z; angel standing facing, holding staff with staurogram in right hand and globus cruciger in left hand; in exergue:
CONOB.
Ref: DOC 4 (officina Z not listed); Sear 623; MIB 2. Ex Künker 35 (1997), lot 576.
Rare. Extremely fine.