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ID number:  BIRBI-B0141
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):  2.70
Weight (g):  8.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0901. Spink, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross in l. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN ANASTA SIVS PP AVC (Our lord Anastasius, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). Mint mark: None. Control mark: Є(5).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 24g; MIB I, N33

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Anastasius I
Byzantine

518
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