Nummus - Anastasius I Dicorus Constantinopolis

Features

Issuer Byzantine Empire (Byzantine states)
Emperor Anastasius I Dicorus (491-518)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 491-498
Value 1 Nummus (1⁄7200)
Currency First Solidus Nomisma (498-720)
Composition Bronze
Weight 1 g
Diameter 10 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
297663
References BCV# 13
David R. Sear, Simon Bendall, Michael Dennis O'Hara; 2006. Byzantine coins and their values (2nd edition). Seaby, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.

Lettering: D N ANAS

Translation:
D(-ominus) N(-oster) ANAS(-tasivs)
"Our Lord Anastasius"

Reverse

Monogram of Anastasius in wreath or circle.

Mint

Constantinople, modern-day Istanbul, Turkey (476-1923)

Comments

Pre-reform copper coinage.
Obverse legend can vary or not exist.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (491-498)  40%
ND (491-498)  60% no legend

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