1 Pentanummium, Byzantine Empire, 491 - 518

1 Pentanummium, Byzantine Empire, 491 - 518

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Description (Brief)
One (1) pentanummium coin, Anastasius I
Byzantine Empire, 491 - 518
Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Anastasius facing right wearing a pearl diadem and cuirass with draping.
Obverse Text: DN / ANASTASIVS / P / P / AVG
Reverse Image: Large epsilon, with two dots within the letter, officina letter to right ( here an alpha A), no mintmark.
Reverse Text: E
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Object Name
date made
491 - 518
Anastasius I Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Byzantine Empire
Associated Place
Turkey: Hatay, Antioch
Physical Description
ae (overall material)
overall:.1 mm x 12.9 mm; in x 1/2 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Darragh, S.H.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Byzantine Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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