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ID number:  BIRBI-B2549
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Phocas; Leontia; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  604-605
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  5.65
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4466.
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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 … CA ЄRP AVC (Our lord Phocas, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB II 94

4 Related People

Leontia
Byzantine


Phocas
Byzantine
c.547
610
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Thessalonica



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