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    Rare Consular Bust

    Phocas (AD 602-610). AV solidus (22mm, 4.43 gm, 7h).  Constantinople, 8th officina, AD 602-603. ?N FOCAS PЄRP AVC, crowned facing bust of Phocas wearing consular mantle, crown surmounted by cross, holding mappa in right hand and cross in left / VICTORI-A AVCC, angel standing facing, holding staff surmounted by staurogram in right hand and globusm cruciger in left; Θ//CONOB. Sear 623. DOC 4-- (unlisted officina). MIBE 2. Rare. Minor areas of reverse weakness. NGC (photo-certificate) MS 4/5 - 4/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Stack's (New York, June 1994), lot 2056. 

    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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