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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2680
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Phocas; Carthage
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  605-608
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  3.67
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4478.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas facing, bearded, wearing cross topped crown, cuirass, and paludamentum. Reverse: X; cross above, star below. A pellet in the upper and lower l. of the field, and in the upper and lower r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FOCAS PЄRP AVS (Our lord Phocas, eternal Augustus). Reverse: N M (Nummi).

Bibliography:  MIB II 100

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


Phocas
Byzantine
c.547
610
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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