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Coin

Object Number:31-50-392
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Byzantine
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN 270, monastery, Room H
Maker: Phocas
Locus: C.N. 270, monastery, Room H
Period: Phocas
Date Made: 602-610 AD
Early Date: 602
Late Date: 610
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Iconography:Phocas
Winged Victory
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number:30-10-368 - Field No SF

Description

Obverse: Beardless bust. Reverse: Winged victory advancing to right. In the exergue, CONOB.

Fitzgerald: “Constantinople Mint. Phocus (602-610), d. 19 mm (Semissis, beardless type)”

Bibliography:

[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. 1939. A Sixth Century Monastery at Beth-Shan.. The University Museum. Vol. IV. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate IV; Figures 1 and 2; top row, second from right; Page11, A. Gold Coins, 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Mevorah, David, and Israeli, Yael. 2000. Cradle of Christianity.. Jerusalem. The Israel Museum. pg. 232 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 95View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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