BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Phocas AD 602-610.AE.Follis.Year 2.Mint of THEOUPOLIS

Ancient Coins - BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Phocas AD 602-610.AE.Follis.Year 2.Mint of THEOUPOLIS
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BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Phocas AD 602-610.AE.Follis. ( 10.00g,26mm, 12h).Mint of THEOUPOLIS.
D N F(OCA) NE PE AV Standing figure of Phocas ( left) crowned holding globus cruciger in right hand; his wife Leontia standing to the right, crowned hair in long tresses, holding sceptre across her right shoulder, cross in field between two figures.
Reverse.Cursive letter M (=40 nummia ) to left downwards ANNO to right regnal year II, in exergue mint-signatrure THEUP ( for THEOUPOLIS ) above cross.
Ref:Sear 671
better than very fine, nice black patina.

Theoupolis ( City of God ) was the new name given to Antioch after the devastating earthquake of AD 528 )

Ex Alistair Lilburn collection ( purchased from Spink Feb.1966)
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