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ID number:  BIRBI-B2499
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Phocas; Leontia; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  602-603
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.30
Weight (g):  12.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4447.
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Description:  Obverse: Phocas and Leontia, standing, nimbate; Leontia wearing a trefoil crown, Phocas wearing a crown with pendilia, and holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Cross in between the head of Phocas and Leontia. Reverse: Arched M; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ m FOCA … P … (Our lord Phocas, eternal). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB II 60a

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Whitting, Philip David
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Leontia
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Constantinople
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Phocas
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