Tremissis of Justinian I

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 552–565


Mint: Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 1.44 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

13.1355

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian I to right
DNIVSTINI ANVSPPNC
Reverse: Victory advancing right, head left, holding wreath and globus cruciger. Six pointed star at right
VICTORIAAVGVSTORVM In exergue CONOC (sic)
Creased flan.
No crossbars on A in both legends.

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