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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0055
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:  Half follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  498-507
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.21
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0897. R. M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: K with cross to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ANASTA SIVS PP AVC (Our lord Anastasius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB I 31

3 Related People

Anastasius I
Byzantine

518
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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