Phocas AV Gold Solidus, Near Mint State, Lustrous, 603 - 607 C.E. SOLD

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PHOCAS AV GOLD SOLIDUS
 
DOC 10e, MIB 9, Sear 620, Lustrous Near Mint state, a few light scratches on left reverse, 21.5mm, 4.45 grams, Constantinople mint, 5th Officina, Struck 603 - 607 C.E.
 
Obverse: dN FOCAS PERP AVG around crowned, draped and cuirassed facing bust of Phocas holding globus cruciger

Reverse:  Angel standing facing, holding globus cruciger and long staff surmounted by staurogram, VICTORIA AVGu and officina letter E around, CONOB in exergue

Nicely struck and lustrous on a large flan. A BEAUTIFUL example!