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ID number:  BIRBI-B2689
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:  605-608
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.3
Weight (g):  1.87
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7332. "From Lebanon, 1968".
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas facing, bearded, wearing cross topped crown. Reverse: V; cross above. A star in the l. of the field; pellet above and below. A star in the r. of the field; pellet above and below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … AS … PЄR … (Phocas, eternal). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB II 102

3 Related People

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


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