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ID number:  BIRBI-B0056
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:  498-518
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0588.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross in l. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ANASTA SIVS FA (Our lord Anastasius, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). Mint mark: None.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 18; MIB I, 31

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Anastasius I
Byzantine

518
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