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Lot 3450       Ancient Gold

Estimate $400

PHOCAS, (A.D. 602-610), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, (4.4 grams), issued A.D. 603-607, Officina Z, obv. Phocas facing bust, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum and crown, holding cross, around ON FOCAS PERP AVI, rev. Angel facing, holding in right hand long staff, with partial chi-rho symbol at top, in left hand globe with cross above, around VICTORIA A[VGG] Z, (S.618, DOC 5g). Broad flan, weak on parts of the legend, good very fine.

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