Tremissis of Heraclius

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 611–641


Mint: Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.46 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

13.1361

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Heraclius right, beardless, small cross above front of diadem; heavy annular border.
DNHERAC LIVSPPA
Reverse: Cross potent.
VICTORIAAVIVSTORVN CONOB in exergue

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry H. Fay Collection; 1913: Gift of Henry H. Fay to MFA, May 1, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay