Focas, Gold Solidus

Item Reference: C123GG049550 In Stock Share
Focas (A.D. 602-610). Gold Solidus, dated specifically to December 603, mint of Constantinople. Obverse: DN FOCAS – PERP AV, bust of emperor facing, wearing consular robes and a crown, holding…
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Description

Focas (A.D. 602-610).

Gold Solidus, dated specifically to December 603, mint of Constantinople.

Obverse: DN FOCAS – PERP AV, bust of emperor facing, wearing consular robes and a crown, holding a mappa and a short cross.
Reverse: VICTORI-A AVCC E, Angle standing facing, holding a long staff surmounted by rho, and a globus cruciger, CONOB in exergue.

(MIBE 2, dated specifically to December 603; S 623).

Some weakness in striking, otherwise extremely fine and rare.

4.43g.

Specification

Period 602 - 610 AD
Date December AD 603
Coin Group

Byzantine

Demonination

Solidus

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Constantinople

Weight 4.43 g

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