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ID number:  BIRBI-B2705
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Phocas; Ravenna
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  608-609
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.81
Weight (g):  4.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2473. A.H. Baldwin, 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Phocas facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: XX; star in between the numerals.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … PЄRP AV (eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: RAV.

Bibliography:  MIB II 113

3 Related People

Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Phocas
Byzantine
c.547
610
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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