Byzantine Empire, Phocas AE Follis-40 (Nummi) 602-610 AD, NGC VG

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Obv: IMP CM CASS LAT POSTVMVS PF AVG, radiate, draped bust right.

Rev: PM TRP COS II PP, Emperor standing left in military dress, holding globe and spear.

Phocas (Latin: Flavius Phocas Augustus; Greek: Φωκᾶς, Phokas; 547 – 5 October 610) was Byzantine Emperor from 602 to 610. He usurped the throne from the Emperor Maurice, and was himself overthrown by Heraclius after losing a civil war.

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