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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2697
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Phocas; Rome
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  602-606
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.51
Weight (g):  2.38
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3156. Glendining, March 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: X.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FO … RP AVC (Our lord Phocas, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB II 108

3 Related People

Phocas
Byzantine
c.547
610
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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