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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2687
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Phocas; Carthage
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  602-603
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.23
Weight (g):  2.00
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0103.
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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: Є; cross above and 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 FO … AV … (Our lord Phocas, Augustus). Reverse: N M (Nummi).

Bibliography:  MIB II 101

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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