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

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Anastasios I facing right wearing diadem, cuirass, and paludamentum. Cross above head. 

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Reverse

Κ with cross in left field.

Obverse

Bust of Anastasios I facing right wearing diadem, cuirass, and paludamentum. Cross above head. 

[   ]ΝSTSIVSΡΡΛYC

Reverse

Κ with cross in left field.

Accession number BZC.2015.053
Catalogue ID DOC 1:13, no. 18
Ruler Anastasios I
Date of Reign 491–518
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 498507
Diameter 19.0 x 20.0 mm
Weight 2.32 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

MIB 1:101, no. 31 (sometimes with cross).

Acquisition History

Warren P. Esty, 12 December 2015, from the Rev. Dom Clark collection and from Münzhandlung Ritter, Dusseldorf (23.1)