A BYZANTINE GOLD SOLIDUS OF PHOCAS

A BYZANTINE GOLD SOLIDUS OF PHOCAS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Byzantine: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1286159

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Reign of Phocas (602-610 CE)

Constantinople Mint, 607-10 CE

Obverse: Draped and cuirassed bust of Phocas, bearded, frontal facing. Wearing crown without pendilia and holding the globus cruciger in his right hand. dN FOCAS PERP AVG

Reverse: Angel facing holding staff with Christogram in right hand and globus cruciger in left. VICTORI-A AVGU and officina mark (I)

In fine to very fine condition.

Diameter: 21 mm; Weight: 4.3 g

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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

SB 620

MIB II 9