Gold Coin of Emperor Phocas Set on 18k Gold Pendant
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|Ancient Byzantine Gold Coin with new 18K Gold Setting . Date: Flavius Phocas Augustus, Eastern Roman Emperor (reigned 602-610) . Hand Made by the finest Armenian jeweller in Jerusalem. Measurements with 18k gold flexible bezel. Weight: 12.6.0 grams. Diameter: 1.1 inches. 2.9 cm Found in Bethlehem. Very Good Condition. Coin Description: Phocas. 602-610. Gold Solidus Constantinople mint, Struck 603-607. Obverse: Crowned, draped, and cuirassed facing bust, holding globus cruciger. Reverse: Angel standing facing, holding staff surmounted by a Christogram and globus cruciger. Price including: Certificate of Authenticity, Shipping “one week delivery, door to door, and Export approval from the antiquities authority in Israel . Questions ??… Ask Sami: Toll Free No: 1-866-420-4833.from U.S.A. to Jerusalem. The globus cruciger (Latin, "cross-bearing orb") is an orb (globus) topped with a cross (crux) . It was used by powerful rulers and celestial beings alike; it adorned portrayals of both emperors and kings, as well as archangels. It first appeared on coins in the early 5th century and remained popular throughout the Middle Ages in coins. Jewellery|