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ID number:  BIRBI-B2578
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Phocas; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  606-607
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  5.57
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6579. Tchalikian, 25th January 1969.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas facing, bearded, wearing crown with pendilia, chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, holding mappa aloft in r. hand, and cross-topped sceptre in l. hand. Reverse: XX; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N FOC … AVS (Our lord Phocas, Augustus). Reverse: [Year] Ч ([Year] 5). Mint mark: NIKO. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 73a

3 Related People

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


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