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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0074
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  498-518
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  2.52
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0676. A.H. Baldwin, January 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Pellets in l. field and r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ANAST IVS PP AV (Our lord Anastasius, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: I (10). ICON CORD (Harmony). Mint mark: None.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 19c; MIB I, 34

3 Related People

Anastasius I
Byzantine

518
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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