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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0086
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Anastasius I; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  498-518
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  2.17
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3289. Dumbarton Oaks Duplicates 235, 27th November 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … ANASTA SIVS PP AVI (Our lord Anastasius, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: I (10). ICON CORD (Harmony). Mint mark: NI.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 38; MIB I, 53

3 Related People

Anastasius I
Byzantine

518
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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