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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4562ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Phocas; Leontia
Denomination:  Fals
Culture:  Arabic
Date made:  c.640-c.680
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  10.28
Axis (degrees):  315.00
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Description:  Obverse: Two standing figures, facing, wearing crude loros and crowns with cross, both holding cross. Reverse: Cross above denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DИV…OΓИOO (Blundered) Reverse: M (Forty) NIK (Nikomedia) Officina: Δ, اما ('amman ?)

Notes:  Overstruck on coin of Phocas, possibly from Cyzicus, MIB.2.76?; Possible mint mark of 'Amman(?)

2 Related People

Leontia
Byzantine


Phocas
Byzantine
c.547
610
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