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Phokas, Copper, Decanummium, Thessalonike, 607/608

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Phokas facing right.

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Reverse

I with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, and |I in right field.

Exergue

TES

Obverse

Bust of Phokas facing right.

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Reverse

I with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, and |I in right field.

Exergue

TES

Accession number BZC.1974.5.13
Ruler Phokas
Date of Reign 602–610
Metal Copper
Denomination Decanummium
Mint Thessalonike
Date 607/608
Diameter 15.0 mm
Weight 2.48 g
Relation of Dies 5:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

DOC does not have any other decanummia from Thessalonike. This coin is Hahn’s only evidence for this year of issue.

MIBEC 198, no. N95 (citing this coin as DO [n.a.]).

Acquisition History

From Henry Weller, 19 April 1974