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Home > Catalog > |Byzantine Coins| > |Justinian Dynasty| > |Focas| > SH56782
Byzantine Empire, Focas, 23 November 602 - 5 October 610 A.D.
In 610, Gundemar succeeded Witteric as king of the Visigoths and the Avars tried to invade Italy.
SH56782. Gold solidus, DOC II part 1, 10e.6; Wroth BMC 6; Morrisson BnF 8/Cp/AV/15; Tolstoi 9; Sommer 9.10; Hahn MIB II 11; SBCV 620; Ratto -, VF, graffiti, marks, 5th officina, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 4.375g, maximum diameter 20.6mm, die axis 180o, 609 - 5 Oct 610 A.D.; obverse d N N FOCAS PERP AVC, bust facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with cross on circlet and without pendilia, globus cruciger in right hand; reverse VICTORIA AVGY E (victory of the Emperor, 5th officina), angel standing facing, staurogram staff in right hand, globus cruciger in left hand, CONOB in exergue; SOLD










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