Tremissis of Anastasius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 491–518


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.5 mm. Weight: 1.47 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.610

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped, cuirassed bust of Anastasius to right.
DNANASTA SIVSPFAVG
Reverse: Victory holding wreath and cross.
VICTORIAAVGVSTORVM In ex.: CONOB

Provenance

By date unknown: Cornelius C. Vermeule Collection (grandfather of Cornelius C. Vermeule III); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, accessioned January 27, 1999

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III