Tremissis of Maurice

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 583–602


Mint: Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.52 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

35.348

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed bust of Maurice to right wearing cuirass and paludamentum.
DNMAVRC TIBPPAVC
Reverse: Victory facing front, looking left. In right hand, wreath. In left hand globus cruciger. Star in field at right.
VICTORIAAVCVSTORVN 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)