|A Medeival Islamic gold dinar coin from the Ilkhanid Period struck circa 1256 - 1335 A.D.|
|Medieval English Hammered Gold Pound Sovereign Coin of Queen Elizabeth I - 1594 ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA|
"Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland"
SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEGET EAM
"May the Shield of Faith Protect Her".
|Byzantine gold solidus of Emperors Constantine V Copronymus, (dung-named) Leo III and Leo IV struck circa 741 - 775 A.D. at the Syracuse mint. The obverse depicts the facing busts of Constantine V, bearded and Leo IV, beardless, each wearing chlamys, cross on staff of pellets between. $1,950.00|
| A solid gold ancient Byzantine solidus of Emperor Phocas, struck 603 - 604 A.D. Minted in Carthage. The obverse depicts the bust of Focas, shown with cross-topped crown and holding the globus cruciger in his right hand.|
The globus symbolises Christ's authority over the world, and by proxy the authority of the Byzantine ruler. The legend reading: D[ominvs] N[oster] FOCAS PERP[etvvs] ANZ
"Our Lord Focas, Perpetual Emperor"