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Tremissis of Justinian I

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Obverse: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian I to right. DNIVSTINI PPAVC Reverse: Victory advancing right, head left, holding wreath in right hand and globus cruciger in left. To right, star. VICTORIAAVCVSTORVM 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)

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 527–565

Mint

Constantinople

Accession Number

35.342

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins