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Tremissis of Justinian I

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Obverse: diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian I to right DNIVSTINI ANVSPPNC Reverse: Victory advancing right, head left, holding wreath and globus cruciger. Six pointed star at right VICTORIAAVGVSTORVM In exergue CONOC (sic) Creased flan. No crossbars on A in both legends.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry H. Fay Collection; 1913: Gift of Henry H. Fay to MFA, May 1, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 552–565

Mint

Ravenna

Accession Number

13.1355

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins