AV Solidus! Over 1400 years old!
This Gold Solidus dates from the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Phocas (602 - 610 AD). It contains 4.38g actual Gold weignt and was produced at the Constantinople mint.
The obverse shows a facing bust of Phocas. dNN FOCAS PERP AVG
The reverse shows VICTORIA AVGY and an angel standing holding a long staff. CONOB appears below. Officinae I.
This coin is graded Almost Uncirculated by NGC with a strike rating of (5/5) amd a surface rating of (2/5), and notated with a slight bend. Still a wonderful ancient gold coin in a high state of preservation!
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|Metal Content:||0.1408 troy oz|