Solidus of Phocas
Early Byzantine Period
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.42 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Phocas facing, wearing crown, and holding globus cruciger.
Reverse: Angel standing, facing, holding long staff with cross bar surmounted by P.
VICTORIA AVGUI CONOB in exergue
By date unknown: Henry H. Fay Collection; 1913: Gift of Henry H. Fay to MFA, May 1, 1913
Gift of Henry H. Fay