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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0139
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines 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):  2.80
Weight (g):  9.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 4000. Presented by Miss M.F. Gnade, 4716, Ellsworth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A. 1964.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross in l. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: AN ANAII ASIVS PP A (Our lord Anastasius, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). Mint mark: None. Control mark: Δ(4).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 24e; MIB I, N33

3 Related People

Anastasius I
Byzantine

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


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