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    Phocas, A.D. 602-610. AV solidus minted at Constantinople, A.D. 603-604. Crowned bust facing of Phocas wearing consular robes, holding mappa and cross/Angel standing, facing, holding long cross surmounted by Christogram and globus cruciger. 4.31 g. D.O. 4, MIB 2. EF40 ICG, considerable but even wear on both obverse and reverse; a rare type.
    The last monument erected in the forum at Rome was the Column of Phocas; it still can be seen there today.
    From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko. (NGC ID# 5PYA, PCGS# 100740)


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    July, 2002
    27th-30th Saturday-Tuesday
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