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Philippikos, Copper, Decanummium, Constantinople, 711/712

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Philippikos wearing loros and crown. Globus cruciger in right hand, eagle scepter in left hand. Inscription illegible.

Reverse

I with cross in left field and I| in right field.

Exergue

CON

Obverse

Frontal bust of Philippikos wearing loros and crown. Globus cruciger in right hand, eagle scepter in left hand. Inscription illegible.

Reverse

I with cross in left field and I| in right field.

Exergue

CON

Accession number BZC.1971.25.21
Ruler Philippikos
Date of Reign 711–713
Metal Copper
Denomination Decanummium
Mint Constantinople
Date 711/712
Diameter 15.0 mm
Weight 0.96 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 2.2:671, no. 13 (variant with I|Γ instead of I|).

MIB 3:277, no. 23.

Acquisition History

Gift of Philip Grierson, 16 March 1971