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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
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.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.