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LOT 068

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 450
EUR (€) 360 - 530
USD ($) 380 - 570

BYZANTINE PHOCAS - LIGHT SOLIDUS (20 SILIQUAE)
(Gold, 3.66 grams.).

602-610 AD. Constantinople. Obv: ON FOCAS PERP AVC, crowned, draped and cuirassed bust facing, holding cross. Rev: VICTORIA AVGG delta, angel standing facing, holding long cross, and cross on globe; in exergue, OBXX. Very fine. Rare.

LITERATURE:
Sear 629. See Wildwinds.com (this coin).