Byzantine Empire

Phocas, Emperor 602-610

Cf. DOC 5j; cf. MIBE 7; cf. SB 618 (for official issue), Superb Extremely Fine

Contemporary Germanic imitation copy a Constantinople mint solidus of Phocas. ONFO?S PRP?VC, crowned and cuirassed bust of Phocas facing, holding globus cruciger. Reverse: VICTOR-? ?VC, Angel standing facing, holding long staff surmounted by staurogram and globus cruciger; I//CONOB. Extremely Rare..