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ID number:  BIRBI-B2548
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Phocas; Leontia; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  604-605
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  5.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2471. Clement Platt, Paris, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Phocas and Leontia, standing, nimbate; Leontia wearing a trefoil crown, and holding a cross sceptre in l. hand, Phocas wearing a crown, and holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Cross in between the head of Phocas and Leontia. Reverse: XX; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O m FOCA ЄRP AVC (Our lord Phocas, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB II 94

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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