Anastasius; AE Follis, Constantinople
Description: Anastasius (491 - 518 AD). AE Follis, Constantinople mint. DN ANASTASIVS PP AVG; pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right / Large M between two stars, cross above, B below, CON in ex.
Diameter: AE33 mm
Weight: 15,26 g
Attribution: DOC 23b
Commentary: brown patina with sandy and green deposits, cut flan
History: Anastasius was strongly Monophysite, as oposed to Chalcedonian Christianity, a branch considered a heresy by Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant Churches.
Article Number: 016-06-01-41652