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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0154
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Damascus Hoard
Maker:  Anastasius I; Antioch
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  512-518
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.20
Weight (g):  1.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7050. Spink, July 1969. "From a pot of nummia found near Damascus."
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasius facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […]. Reverse: Є (5). Mint mark: AΓX.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 49c; MIB I, 63

4 Related People

Anastasius I
Byzantine

518
Antioch



Damascus Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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