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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2701
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Phocas; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  607-610
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1750. A.H. Baldwin, 3rd June 1969.
BIRBI-B2701.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas, bearded, facing r., wearing diadem, paludamentum, and cuirass. Reverse: Victory walking r., looking l., holding wreath in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FOCA … PERP AVC (Our lord Phocas, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVCVSTORVm (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB II 50

3 Related People

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


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