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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4559ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Phocas; Catania
Denomination:  Dekanummion
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Catania
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  607-608
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.45
Weight (g):  2.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
BIRBI-B4559ADD.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Frontal bust of emperor, wearing crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dNFO… (Our lord Phocas) Reverse: I (Ten) ANNO G (Year 6) Mint mark: CAT

Bibliography:  MIB.2.103

2 Related People

Catania
Byzantine; Sicilian


Phocas
Byzantine
c.547
610
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