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Anastasios I, Copper, Half Follis, Nikomedeia, 507-512

 
 

Obverse

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

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Reverse

with six-pointed star above, below, and in right field. In the left field, a cross between N and I.

Obverse

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

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Reverse

with six-pointed star above, below, and in right field. In the left field, a cross between N and I.

Accession number BZC.1974.5.2
Catalogue ID as DOC 1:28, no. 32
Ruler Anastasios I
Date of Reign 491–518
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Nikomedeia
Date 507512
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 5.26 g
Relation of Dies 5:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

This is a small-module half follis. As MIBE 91, no. 50.

Acquisition History

From Henry Weller, 19 April 1974