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Byzantine Empire, Focas, 23 November 602 - 5 October 610 A.D.
Certificate of Authenticity issued by David R. Sear.†
The smallest gold fraction in the Byzantine series. One of three known.
SH15443. Gold half-tremissis, SBCV
635; cf. DOC II part
1, 20; cf. Hahn MIB
29, aEF, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight
0.723g, maximum diameter
14.4mm, die axis
, 607 - 610 A.D.; obverse
d N FOCAS
PER AV, diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust
right, beardless; reverse VICTORI FOCAS
AV, cross potent
beneath; from the Woolslayer Collection; extremely rare
Catalog current as of Sunday, May 19, 2019.
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