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Lot 0041
Byzantine Empire, reign of Anastasius I, 491 to 518 CE. AV Solidus (2.8 grams). Constantinople mint. Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear and shield / Victory standing left, holding staff. cp. MIBE 7; SB 5. Size: 0.8" W (2 cm)

Anastasius was one of the most successful monarchs of the Eastern Roman Empire. His accomplishments included building the Anastasian Wall to protect Constantinople, fortifying several other strategic borders, and leaving a large budget surplus after fighting against government corruption.

Provenance: Ex- Collection of James Farmer, Maryland, collected from major galleries and auction houses between 1995 and 2005

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Anastasius I Gold Solidus - Constantinople Issue

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