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Numismatics
Ruler: Anastasius I, Byzantine Emperor, ca. 430–518, ruled 491–518
Mint: Constantinople
Artist: Unknown

Follis (40 Nummi) of Anastasius I from Constantinople

508–18

Copper

17.92 g, 7:00, 38 mm
The Ernest Collection in memory of Israel Myers
2007.182.463
Geography: 
Made in Constantinople, Thrace
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
6th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Witter, San Francisco, to about 2007; Anonymous, San Francisco, to 2007; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 192.

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