Tremissis of Justinian I

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 527–565


Mint: Syracuse?

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.48 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

35.371

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Justinian I to right.
DNIVSTINI PPAVC
Reverse: Victory advancing right, holding wreath and globus cruciger; to right, star.
VICTORIAAVGVSTORVM 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)