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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0063
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Anastasius I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  498-518
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.34
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2460. A.H. Baldwin, 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross in l. field, star above and star below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ANASIA VS PP AVC (Our lord Anastasius, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). Mint mark: None. Control mark: B(2).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 21b; MIB I, 32

3 Related People

Anastasius I
Byzantine

518
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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