AN Solidus

Phocas, Byzantine, Constantinople, Asia Minor, Middle East

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602-610

Gold

Overall: 7/8 in. (22 mm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29219

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Draped and cuirassed bust facing Reverse: Angel standing facing, holding long staff and globe

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Old Number

hn 1019

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