Focas, Gold Solidus

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Focas (c. AD 503). Gold Solidus. Obverse: ON FOCAS PERP AVI, draped and cuirassed bust facing, wearing crown with pendilia and holding a globus cruciger. Reverse: VICTORI-A AVCC A, Angel…
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Description

Focas (c. AD 503).

Gold Solidus.

Obverse: ON FOCAS PERP AVI, draped and cuirassed bust facing, wearing crown with pendilia and holding a globus cruciger.
Reverse: VICTORI-A AVCC A, Angel standing, holding a long cross surmounted by rho and a globus cruciger, N in right field, CONOB in exergue

(MIBE 6; S 617).

About extremely fine, unpublished officina, scarce type with N in reverse field.

4.36g.

Specification

Period503 - 503 AD
DateAD 503
Coin Group

Byzantine

Denomination

Solidus

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Constantinople

ReferencesMIBE 6; S 617
Weight4.36 g

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