Tremissis of Constantine IV

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 668–685


Mint: Uncertain Italian mint

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.49 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

53.2190

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV facing right wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum.
DNCONSTANTINUSPPIAV
Reverse: Cross potent on three steps, symbol to right consisting of Greek letter phi surmounted by cross.
VICTORIA AVGUSTOR CONOB in exergue

Provenance

By 1953: with Arthur K. McComb, 84 Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts; October 8, 1953: purchased by MFA from Arthur K. McComb for $ 10.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour