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    Ex Sotheby's, NFA

    Phocas (AD 602-610). AV solidus (22mm, 4.41 gm, 6h).  Constantinople, 5th officina, AD 604-610. ?N FOCAS PЄRP AVC, draped and cuirassed bust of Phocas facing, wearing crown surmounted by cross, holding globus cruciger in right hand / VICTORI-A AVΣЧ, angel standing facing, holding staff topped by staurogram in right hand and globus cruciger in left, N in right field; Є//CONOB. Sear 621. DOC 11a. MIB 12. Scarce variety. Minor reverse graffiti. NGC (photo-certificate) AU 5/5 - 4/5, light graffito.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Sotheby's (Zurich, 27-28 October 1993), lot 1863; Numismatic Fine Arts XVIII (Los Angeles, 1 April 1987), lot 730. 

    This coin from the Dimitriadis Collection has been issued a photo-certificate by NGC. It may be sent in for encapsulation after the auction at the request of the buyer, free of charge. E-mail SamS@HA.com if you would like to utilize this option.


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