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ID number:  BIRBI-B2679
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Phocas; Carthage
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  602-603
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.74
Weight (g):  3.52
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Haines 3667. A.H. Baldwin, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas facing, bearded, wearing cross topped crown with pendilia, and chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders. Reverse: Cross potent; pellet to the l., X below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FOCAC PЄRP A … (Our lord Phocas, eternal Augustus). Reverse: FO CA (Phocas).

Bibliography:  MIB II 99

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Phocas
Byzantine
c.547
610
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