Tremissis of Justinian I

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 527–565


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.46 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

35.342

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 ANVSPPAVC
Reverse: Victory advancing right, head left, holding wreath in right hand and globus cruciger in left. To right, star.
VICTORIAAVCVSTORVM In exergue: CONOB

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)