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ID number:  BIRBI-B0087
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:  491-518
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.85
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1329.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Constantinopolis enthroned on high-back throned facing l. holding globus cruciger in outstretched r. hand, star in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ANASTA SIVS PP A (Our lord Anastasius, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: I (10). Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  MIB I, 21

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Anastasius I
Byzantine

518
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