Tremissis of Anastasius I
Early Byzantine Period
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.45 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Anastasius I to right.
DNANASTA SIVSPPAVG below bust: VM
Reverse: Victory advancing right, holding wreath in right hand and globus cruciger in left; star in right field
VICTORIA[AVGVS]TORVM In exergue: CONOB
Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse