Tremissis of Tiberius II

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 578–582


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 1.48 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.347

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Tiberius II to right.
DMCOSTANTINVSPPAC
Reverse: Cross potent.
VICTOR TIBERIAUG 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)