Byzantine Phocus Gold Coin Discovered in Jerusalem (602-610 A.D.), emperor of the Byzantine empire.
Minted in Constantinople (Istanbul)
A very rare coin in near perfect condition
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.
Phocas was profoundly suspicious of the aristocrats of Constantinople. He introduced his relatives into high military positions, and ruthlessly cleansed his adversaries.
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Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.