Phocas Byzantine AV Gold Soldius, Near Mint State, 607 - 610 C.E.

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PHOCAS AV GOLD SOLIDUS
 
DOC 10, MIB 9, Sear 620, Near Mint, somewhat double struck, 21.8mm, 4.36 grams, Constantinople mint, 5th Officina, Struck 607 - 610 C.E.
 
Obverse: ∂ N FOCAS PЄRP 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 AVGЧ and officina letter around, CONOB in exergue

Area of double strike. Lustrous and virtually as struck!