CAM-C730D3: Early medieval coin: Follis of Anastasius I

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Unique ID: CAM-C730D3

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A Byzantine follis of Anastasius

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BYZANTINE
Period from: BYZANTINE
Date from: Post AD 512
Date to: Ante AD 517

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 15.64 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995 - Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Other
Obverse description: Draped emperor right
Obverse inscription: [...]ANAS[...]
Reverse description: Large M, stars left and right, cross above; Delta below
Reverse inscription: [...]

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Burwell (Civil Parish)

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Recording Institution: CAM
Created: Friday 11th August 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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