PHOCAS, GOLD SOLIDUS OF CONSTANTINOPLE

PHOCAS, GOLD SOLIDUS OF CONSTANTINOPLE

Code: 10730

£795.00
 

Phocas (AD 602-610) Gold Solidus
Constantinople mint
Obverse: Draped and cuirassed facing bust, wearing crown without pendilia and holding globus cruciger; AN FOCAS PERP AV
Reverse: Angel standing facing, holding long staff surmounted by staurogram and globus cruciger; VICTORIA AVGG Z, CONOB in exergue.
4.5 grams, 21 mm in diameter.
Toned, a lustrous well struck good extremely fine, with a very pleasing portrait.