Follis (coin) - ROM2018_16345_61

ROM2018_16345_61

Follis (coin)

Medium:Struck copper
Geography: Minted in Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey); excavated at the Armenian Gardens, Jerusalem
Date: c. 498-518 AD
Period: Reign of Anastasisus I, Byzantine Period
Dimensions:
Diameter 3.5 cm; weight 13.37 grams
Object number: 980.40.59
Not on view
Object History: The Armenian Garden Excavations in Jerusalem were conducted by the British School of Archaeology, supported by the Royal Ontario Museum, and were directed by Douglas A. Tushingham. The excavations all took place between 1961 and 1967.
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