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Numismatics
Ruler: Phocas, Byzantine Emperor, 547–610, ruled 602–610
Mint: Antioch
Artist: Unknown

Follis (40 Nummi) of Phocas, Byzantine Emperor from Antioch

602–10

Copper

9.43 g, 6:00, 26.3 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Eugene Schuyler, B.A. 1859
2001.87.20296
Geography: 
Made in Antioch, Syria
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
7th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Eugene Schuyler, to 1878; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1878–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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