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Arab-Byzantine Authority, Copper, Follis, Imitation, Uncertain Mint, circa 643/644

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of beardless emperor (IPER CONST type). Traces of legend.

Reverse

Μ with Π||Α in left field and Β and step below.

Exergue

Obscure.

Obverse

Frontal bust of beardless emperor (IPER CONST type). Traces of legend.

Reverse

Μ with Π||Α in left field and Β and step below.

Exergue

Obscure.

Accession number BZC.2002.22
Catalogue ID Foss 126, no. 24
Ruler Arab-Byzantine Authority
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Uncertain Mint
Date circa 643/644
Diameter 19.0 x 26.0 mm
Weight 4.35 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Irregularly shaped flan. C. Foss, Arab-Byzantine Coins: An Introduction, with a Catalogue of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, 21 and 126, no. 24.

Acquisition History

Gift of Marcus Phillips, 23 11 002