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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2702
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Phocas; Ravenna
Denomination:  Heavy 1/8 Siliqua
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  602-607
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.04
Weight (g):  0.27
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2395. B.A. Seaby, 28th December 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas, unbearded, facing r., wearing diadem, paludamentum, and cuirass. Reverse: A wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N FO … P AVC (Our lord Phocas, eternal Augustus). Reverse: φK (Phocas).

Bibliography:  MIB II 58b

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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