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1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 602 - 610

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 602 - 610

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Description (Brief)
One (1) solidus coin, Phocas
Byzantine Empire, 602 - 610
Obverse Image: Front facing portrait bust of Phocus wearing a beard, bearded, crown without pendilia, and holding a globus cruciger.
Obverse Text: DN / FOCAS / PERP/ AVI
Reverse Image: Winged Victory facing forward, holding staff surmounted by Chi-Rho in right hand and globus cruciger in left.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
602 - 610
Phocas Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Byzantine Empire
Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Constantinople
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall:.13 cm x 2.02 cm; 1/16 in x 25/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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