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ID number:  BIRBI-B0043
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Anastasius I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  498-518
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  9.09
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2265. Ex Signorelli collection: Rome, March 1953: ex Lot 1535.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross above, stars in l. field and r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ANA… VS PP AVC (Our lord Anastasius, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 20a; MIB I, 23

3 Related People

Anastasius I
Byzantine

518
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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