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Hahn MIB 7Anastasius, AV solidus, struck under Theodoric. AD 491-518. 20.46 mm, 4.40 g. Rome. D N ANASTASIVS P F AVG, helmeted, pearl-diademed and cuirassed bust facing three-quarters right, holding spear and shield with horseman and enemy motif / VICTORIA AVGGG and officina letter Theta, Victory standing left, holding long jewelled cross; RM monogram in left field, star in right field. Mintmark COMOB. Hahn MIB I 7; BMC Vandals 4; Lacam 91; Mettlich 6.TextImage
Hahn NN18Anastasius I AR Miliarense. Thessalonica mint. Pearl-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right / Anastasius standing facing, head left, holding spear in right hand & resting left on shield; star in left field; THSOB. DOC I -; SB -. TextImage
MEC 112Anastasius AV Solidus, struck by Ostrogothic Theodoric, 491-518 AD. D N ANASTASIVS P F AVG, helmeted cuirassed bust facing, holding spear & shield, helmet with plume, trefoil ornament and diadem the ties of which show left, shield ornamented with horseman right spearing fallen foe / VICTORIA AVGGG A, Victory standing left, holding long voided cross, star right. Mintmark COMOB. MIB 9, Sear -. TextImage

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Anastasius AV Solidus. 491-518 AD. 4.41 g. Constantinople. DN ANASTA-SIVS PP AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust three-quarter face to right, holding spear over right shoulder and shield on left arm / VICTORI-A AVGGG and officina letter, Victory standing left, holding long jewelled cross, star to right (rarely: a cross). Mintmark CONOB. Sear Byz. 3; DO 3-5; MIB 3-5.Text
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Anastasius I. 491-518 AD. AV Solidus, 4.47 gm. Constantinople mint. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust, three-quarters facing to right, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman spearing a fallen enemy / VICTORI-A AVGGG, Victory standing left, holding staff surmounted by reversed Chi-rho; star in left field; mintmark CONOB. DOC I 6 var. (officina); MIB 6; BN 8 var. (same); SB 4.TextImage

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Anastasius I. 491-518 AD. AV Solidus, 4.47 gm. Constantinople mint. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust, three-quarters facing to right, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman spearing a fallen enemy / VICTORI-A AVGGG, Victory standing left, holding staff surmounted by reversed P; star in left field; mintmark CONOB. DOC I 7e; MIB 7; SB 5.TextImage
SB 6Anastasius I, AV semissis, Constantinople. 2.09 g, max. 18.1mm. DN ANASTASIVS P P AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVGGG, Victory seated right on shield and cuirass, inscribing XXXX on shield set on knee, star in left field, chi-rho with reversed P in right field. Mintmark CONOB. Sear Byz. 6, DOC I 8.TextImage

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Anastasius I. 491-518 AD. AV Semissis (2.25 gm). DN ANASTASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVGGG, Victory seated right on shield and cuirass, inscribing XXXX on shield set on knee, star in left field, chi-rho in right field. CONOB. DOC I 9; SB 7.TextImage

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Anastasius I. 491-518 AD. AV Tremissis, 1.46 gm. DN ANASTASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM (sometimes no M), Victory advancing right, head left, holding wreath and cross on globe, usually a star in right field. Mintmark CONOB. DOC I 10a; MIB 12; SB 8.Text
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SB 9Anastasius, AR Miliarense, 4.39 g. AD 491-518. DN ANASTA–SIVS PP AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust left / GLORIA ROMANORVM, emperor, nimbate, standing half-left, holding globe and raising right hand. Star in right field. Mintmark COB. Sear 9.TextImage
SB 10Anastasius, AV Tremisis. 15-14 mm., AD 491-518. DN ANASTA–SIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM, Victory standing half-right, holding cross on globe and wreath. Star in right field. Mintmark CONOB. Sear 10.TextImage

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Anastasius. 491-518. AR Siliqua (2.14 gm). Constantinople mint. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right/ VOT MVLT MTI in three lines within wreath. Mintmark CONOS star. MIB 18; DOC 13; BMC 16; SB 11.TextImage

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Anastasius. 491-518 AD. AE Nummus (0.79 gm). Constantinople mint. DN A-NAS, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Monogram of Anastasius within linear circle (rudimentary wreath). MIB 40; DOC I 15; SB 13.TextImage

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Anastasius I. 491-518 AD. AE Reduced Follis (8.47 gm, 6h). Constantinople mint. Struck circa 498-507 AD. DN ANASTASIVS P P AVG, diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, (one with slight beard) / Large M; cross above; mintmark CON. DOC I 16; Metcalf, Origins, 208; MIB I 22; SB 14.Text
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Anastasius I. 491-518 AD. AE Reduced Follis. Constantinople mint. Struck circa 498-507 AD. DN ANASTASIVS P P AVG, diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Large M; cross above; mintmark CON; chi-rho counterstamp. DOC I 16; MIB I 22; SB 14.TextImage

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Anastasius I. AE Follis. Constantinople. 491-518 AD. 23-27 mm. DN ANASTASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large M, star to left, cross above, star to right, A below. Mintmark CON. SB 16, DOC 20a.TextImage

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Anastasius I. 491-518 AD. AE Follis. 18.22 gm. Constantinople mint. Struck ca 512-517 AD. DN ANASTASIVS P P AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large M, star to left, cross above, star to right, officina letter B below, mintmark CON. DOC I 23i; MIB I 27; SB 19.TextImage

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Anastasius I. 491-518 AD. AE36 Follis. Constantinople mint. Struck ca 512-517 AD. DN ANASTASIVS P P AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large M, star to left, cross above, star to right, officina letter Gamma below, mintmark CON. DOC I 23; MIB I 27; SB 19.TextImage

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Anastasius I. 491-518 AD. AE Follis. 18.22 gm. Constantinople mint. Struck ca 512-517 AD. DN ANASTASIVS P P AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large M, star to left, cross above, star to right, officina letter Epsilon below, mintmark CON. DOC I 23i; MIB I 27; SB 19.TextImage
SB 20Anastasius I, Constantinople, AE Follis. 35mm, 18.48 gr. 491-518 AD. DN ANSTASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, sometimes with a star on shoulder / Large M, dot over star to left, cross above, dot over star to right, officina letter A below. Mintmark CON. SB 20; DO 23c.TextImage

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Anastasius I, AE Follis. 30-39 mm. 491-518 AD. Constantinople. DN ANASTASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large M, star left, cross above, crescent right, Epsilon below, mintmark CON. SB 22, DOC 23m.TextImage

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Anastasius I. Half follis, 491-518 AD. Constantinople. (DN) AN(AST)ASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large K, long cross to left, star above, A right, star below. SB 24, DOC 21.TextImage

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Anastasius I, AE Half-follis. 18-22 mm. Constantinople. D N ANASTASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large K, long cross to left, officina letter to right, no mintmark. SB 25, DOC 24.TextImage

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Anastasius I, AE decanummium, 491-518 AD. 18-22 mm. Constantinople. D N ANASTASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / CON-CORD to left and right of large I. (no mintmark or fieldmarks). SB 26, DOC 19.TextImage
SB 28Anastasius I, AE decanummium. Constantinople, AD 491-518. DN ANASTASIVS PP A, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / CON-CORD A around I, dot to left and right (cross above, off flan). Mintmark CON, partially obliterated. Sear Byz 28; DOC 25.TextImage

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Anastasius I, Pentanummium, 491-518 AD. 12-17mm. Constantinople. DN ANASTASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large epsilon, sometimes with two dots within the letter; officina letter to right, no mintmark.SB 29, DOC 26.Text
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Anastasius I. 491-518 AD. AV Solidus 4.42 gm. Thessalonica mint. DN ANASTASIVS PP AVG or PERP AVG, diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust facing three-quarters to right, holding spear over shoulder and shield on arm / VICTORIA AVGGG, Victory standing left, holding long cross; star to left and right; mintmark CONOB. SB 30; Cf. DOC I 27; cf. Metcalf, Thessalonica 239/253; cf. MIB I 14/15 (obv. legend); SB 30.Text
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Anastasius I, AE Follis, Nicomedia. 23-27mm. DN ANASTASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large M, star to left, cross above, star to right, Delta below, mintmark NIC. SB 34, MIB 42.TextImage
SB 38Anastasius, AE half follis, Nicomedia. AD 491-518. DN ANASTASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large K, N-cross-I in left field. SB 38; DOC 31.TextImage

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Anastasius I (491-518 AD), Nicomedia, AE pentanummium (5 nummi), 13mm, 1.92g. DN ANAS[TASIV]S PP AVG, Diademed emperor's bust to right / Large E = 5 nummi) in circle (both reeded), mintmark N to right. SB 45, DO 44.TextImage
SB 47Anastasius I, Antioch, AE Follis. 512-518 AD. 31mm, 17.18g. DN ANASTASIVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, cross above / Large M, cross to left, cross above, cross to right, officina letter (A to delta) below. Mintmark ANTX. SB 47; DOC 45; Hahn MIB 57.TextImage
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