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ID number:  BIRBI-B2538
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Phocas; Constantinople
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  603-609
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4482.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas, facing r., bearded, wearing diadem, plaudamentum, and cuirass. Reverse: Ч.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N FOC … (Our lord Phocas). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB II 67

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Phocas
Byzantine
c.547
610
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