Tremissis of Heraclius

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 613?–641


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.44 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.360

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Heraclius right, beardless.
DNHERACLI[…]
Reverse: Cross potent.
VICTORI AAVGUS CONOB in exergue

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)