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Anastasios I, Copper, Follis, Constantinople, 507-512

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Anastasios I facing right.

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Reverse

with cross above, Ε below, crescent in right field, and six-pointed star in left field.

Exergue

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Obverse

Bust of Anastasios I facing right.

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Reverse

with cross above, Ε below, crescent in right field, and six-pointed star in left field.

Exergue

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Accession number BZC.1975.4
Ruler Anastasios I
Date of Reign 491–518
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 507512
Diameter 21.0 mm
Weight 8.4 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

This is a small-series follis.

Type not noted in DOC but similar to MIBE 86, no. 26.

Acquisition History

Gift of Herman Bork, 2 September 1975