Focas, Gold Solidus

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Focas, Gold Solidus

Focas (A.D. 602-610), Gold Consular Solidus. Mint of Constantinople. dN FOCAS PERP AVG, bust facing, wearing consular robes and a crown and holding a mappa and a cross, rev. VICTORI-A AVGG I, Angel standing facing, holding a rho-headed cross and a globus cruciger, CONOB in exergue, 4.41g., 7h (S 623; DO 4). Lustrous, about extremely fine, scarce.

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