AV Solidus! Over 1400 years old!
This Gold Solidus dates from the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Phocas (602 - 610 AD). It contains 4.47g 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 perfect ratings for strike (5/5), and surface (5/5)--a high grade for an ancient coin!
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|Metal Content:||0.14 troy oz|