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Phokas, Copper, Pentanummium, Constantinople, 602-610

 
 

Obverse

Beardless bust of Phokas facing right.

]-INPER

Reverse

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Obverse

Beardless bust of Phokas facing right.

]-INPER

Reverse

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Accession number BZC.1974.5.12
Ruler Phokas
Date of Reign 602–610
Metal Copper
Denomination Pentanummium
Mint Constantinople
Date 602610
Diameter 12.0 mm
Weight 0.91 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Variant of DOC 2.1:170, no. 40, showing clearly the full INPER inscription—otherwise only attested under Constans IIfor Phokas. Attested inscriptions recorded for this type in MIBEC are NFOCS-pERpVC or FOCS-pERpVC.

MIBEC 191, no. 67.

Acquisition History

From Henry Weller, 19 April 1974