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Follis: CM.6696-2007

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Current Location: In storage


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




History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt. T. Cederlind, Portland OR, viii.1995, for $25.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 27.00 mm
Image(width): 25.13 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Cyzicus

Acquisition and important dates

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


608 - 609


Mint-mark KYZB

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 10.73 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Cross-diademed bust of Phocas facing in consular robes with cross [on globe] and mappa, cross in field at upper left

  • Text: dM FOCAS PER P AVC
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Denomination with regnal year divided above and to right, mint-mark beneath

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6696-2007
Primary reference Number: 166259
MIB: 2.132.76
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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