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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0054
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):  2.20
Weight (g):  8.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0891.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Star in l. field and crescent in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ... ANASTA …VS PP AV (Anastasius, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 20e; MIB I, 24

3 Related People

Anastasius I
Byzantine

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


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