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ID number:  BIRBI-B2517
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Phocas; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  607-608
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  10.93
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4515.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas facing, bearded, wearing cross topped crown, holding mappa aloft in r. hand. A star in the l. of the field. Reverse: XXXX.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … FOCAS PЄRP A … (Phocas, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO Ϛ (Year 6). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB II 61c

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3 Related People

Phocas
Byzantine
c.547
610
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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