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Numismatics
Ruler: Athalaric, King of the Ostrogoths, 516–534, ruled 526–34
Mint: Rome
Artist: Unknown

Decanummium of Athalaric, Ostrogothic King of Italy from Rome

494–534

Copper

1.96 g, 6:00, 17.00 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Bequest of Professor Alfred R. Bellinger
2001.87.883
Geography: 
Made in Rome, Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Ostrogothic, Italian
Period: 
5th–6th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Professor Alred R. Bellinger, New Haven, Conn., by 1978; Yale Universlity Library, New Haven, Conn., 1978–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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