Tremissis with bust of Leo I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 457–468


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.49 gm.

Accession Number

35.330

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Leo I diademed and wearing epaulets.
DNLEOPE RPETAVG
Reverse: Victory descending left carrying crown and globe. In field, right, star.
VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM In exergue: CONOB

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)