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10 nummi (decanummium) of Phocas

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Obverse: Cuirassed and draped bust of Phocas? facing, wearing crown with pendilia. Legend: mostly effaced Reverse: I ANNO to left UII to right in exergue CAT

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 1, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 602–610

Mint

Catania, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.29 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

01.4952

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins