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Tremissis of Constantine IV

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Obverse: bust of Constantine IV facing right wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. DNCONSTANTINUSPPIAV Reverse: cross potent on three steps, symbol to right consisting of Greek letter phi surmounted by cross. VICTORIA AVGUSTOR CONOB in exergue

Provenance

By 1953: with Arthur K. McComb, 84 Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts; October 8, 1953: purchased by MFA from Arthur K. McComb for $ 10.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 668–685

Mint

Uncertain Italian mint

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.49 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

53.2190

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins