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ID number:  BIRBI-VV0013
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodoric; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Quarter siliqua.
Place made:  Lombardy: Milan
Culture:  Ostrogothic
Date made:  491-501
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.15
Weight (g):  0.75
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4612. Christie 10th December 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Profile bust of Anastasius I to r., with Ostrogthic garment and diadem. Reverse: monogram, cross above, star below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN ANASTA SIVS AVC (Our lord emperor Anastasius). Reverse: INVICTA ROMA (Unconquered Rome).

Bibliography:  Metlich 47-48, pl. VI.

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