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    Phocas (AD 602-610). AV solidus (23mm, 4.50 gm, 7h).  Constantinople, 6th officina, AD 604-607. ?N FOCAS PЄRP AVC, draped and cuirassed bust of Phocas facing, wearing crown surmounted by cross, holding globus cruciger in right hand / VICTORI-A AVCC, angel standing facing, holding staff topped by staurogram and globus cruciger; S//CONOB. Sear 618. DOC 5h. MIB 7. Struck on an extremely broad, round flan. Lustrous. NGC (photo-certificate) Choice MS 5/5 - 5/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex William Herbert Hunt Collection (Sotheby's New York, 21 June 1991), lot 366 (part of).  

    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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