PHOCAS GOLD SOLIDUS
Phocas (AD 602-610) Gold Solidus
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.
4.6 grams, 21 mm in diameter.
Toned, a lustrous extremely fine, with a pleasing portrait.
Pre 1600, Ancient, Roman, Middle Age