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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2694
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Phocas; Catania
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Catania
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  602-610
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.33
Weight (g):  1.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3700.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas, bearded, facing r., wearing diadem, paludamentum, and cuirass. Reverse: V.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … F … PЄRP AVC (Phocas, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CAT.

Bibliography:  MIB II 105

3 Related People

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


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