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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0144
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:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  512-518
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  1.63
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0041. Spink, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: N ANASTA SIV[…]V (Our lord Anastasius, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Є (5). Control mark: A(1).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 26a; MIB I, 38

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Anastasius I
Byzantine

518
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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