LON-E26C6E: A Byzantine Copper alloy Follis of Anastasius, Justin I or Justinian I, Mint of Constantinople dating to AD 512-38

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Unique ID: LON-E26C6E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Byzantine Copper alloy Follis of Anastasius, Justin I or Justinian I, Mint of Constantinople dating to AD 512-38

Obverse: [ ]; Unclear diademed bust right
Reverse: Large M; above, cross; to left, star; to right, star; below, [?];
Mintmark: CON

Dimensions: diameter: 34.33mm; weight: 16.75g

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BYZANTINE
Period from: BYZANTINE
Period to: BYZANTINE
Date from: Circa AD 512
Date to: Circa AD 538

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 16.75 g
Diameter: 34.33 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: copper Follis (40 nummi)
Ruler/issuer: Anastasius I (emperor)
Mint or issue place: Constantinople
Obverse description: Unclear diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]
Reverse description: Large M; above, cross; to left star; to right, [?]; beneath, letter not clear. In exergue: CON.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Lambeth (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Bishop's (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3080
Four figure Latitude: 51.50399085
Four figure longitude: -0.12835398
1:25K map: TQ3080
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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