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ID number:  BIRBI-B2695
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Phocas; Catania
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Catania
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  602-610
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.24
Weight (g):  1.75
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3374. Clement Pratt, Paris, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas, bearded, facing r., wearing diadem, paludamentum, and cuirass. Reverse: V.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FOCA … (Our lord Phocas). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CAT.

Bibliography:  MIB II 105

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Catania
Byzantine; Sicilian


Phocas
Byzantine
c.547
610
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