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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1487
People
Anastasios I, Byzantine (r. 491 - 518)
Title
Half Follis of Anastasius, Constantinople
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
498-518 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Constantinople (Thrace)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/178901
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
8.26 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
half-follis
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: DNANASTA SIVCPPAVC
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 1, 21b
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1487
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Bust r. with diadem, cuirass and paludamentum
Reverse: K, l. cross, r. B

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