Tremissis of Philippicus Bardanes

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 711–713


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.42 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

35.373

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Philippicus facing, with short beard, wearing crown and loros, and holding globus cruciger in right hand and eagle-tipped scepter surmounted by cross in left.
[FILEPICUS MULTUS AN
Reverse: Cross potent.
VICTORIAAVGUS CONOB in exergue

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)