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Anastasios I, Copper, Half Follis, Constantinople, 498-507

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Anastasios I facing right with diadem, cuirass, and paludamentum. Cross on diadem.

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Reverse

K with cross to left.

Obverse

Bust of Anastasios I facing right with diadem, cuirass, and paludamentum. Cross on diadem.

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Reverse

K with cross to left.

Accession number BZC.1974.5.1
Catalogue ID as DOC 1:13, no. 18
Ruler Anastasios I
Date of Reign 491–518
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 498507
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 3.69 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

This is a small-series half follis.

Similar to DOC 1:13, no. 18, but with cross on diadem. Cf. MIBE 87, no. 31.

 

Acquisition History

Purchased from Henry Weller, 19 September 1974