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Numismatics
Ruler: Basil I, emperor of Byzantium A.D. 868-886
Mint: Constantinople
Artist: Unknown

Copper follis (40-nummi) of Basil I and Constantine from Constantinople

869–79

Copper

6.32 g, 7:00, 25.0 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend J. P. Brown
2001.87.20642
Geography: 
Made in Constantinople, Thrace
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
9th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Reverend J. P. Brown, to 1867; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1867–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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