10 nummi (decanummium) of Phocas

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 602–610


Mint: Sicily, Catania

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

01.4952

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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