Phocas

2,000.00

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Description

Constantinople,603 AD.AU solidus, 4.35 gr., 21 mm.

Obv: D N FOCAЄ PЄRP AU’; crowned bust of Phocas facing, wearing consular robes and holding mappa with his right hand, and cross with his left.

Rev: VICTORIA AUCCB; angel standing facing, holding staff terminating in staurogram in right hand, globus cruciger in left; in exergue: CONOB.

Ref: DOC 4a; Sear 623.

Rare. Well struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.