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Tremissis of Anastasius

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Obverse: Diademed, draped, cuirassed bust of Anastasius to right. DNANASTA SIVSPFAVG Reverse: Victory holding wreath and cross. VICTORIAAVGVSTORVM In ex.: CONOB

Provenance

By date unknown: Cornelius C. Vermeule Collection (grandfather of Cornelius C. Vermeule III); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, accessioned January 27, 1999

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 491–518

Mint

Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.5 mm. Weight: 1.47 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.610

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins