Tremissis of Maurice

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 583–602


Mint: Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.23 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

13.1358

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Maurice to right, wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum.
DNMAVRC TIBPPAVC
Reverse: Victory facing front, looking left. In right hand, wreath; in left, globus cruciger. In field right, star.
VICTORIAAVCVSORVN In exergue: CONOB

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