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Tremissis: CM.6695-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Phocas (602-610)
Mint: Constantinople
State: Roman Empire

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Notes

History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt. F.S. Robinson, Albany, NY, i.1995.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 17.04 mm
Image(width): 17.33 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Constantinople

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust

Dating

602-11-23 - 607-09-01

Note

Mint mark CONOB

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Die Axis 225 degrees Weight 1.39 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Diademed robed bust of Phocas right

  • Text: ON FOCAS PP AVC
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Cross, mint-mark below

  • Text: VICTORIA FOCAS AVG
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6695-2007
Primary reference Number: 166258
MIB: 2.128.26
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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