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Tremissis of Philippicus Bardanes

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Obverse: Bust of Philippicus facing, with short beard, wearing crown and loros, and holding globus cruciger in right hand and eagle-tipped scepter surmounted by cross in left. [FILEPICUS MULT}US AN Reverse: Cross potent. VICTORIAAVGUS CONOB in exergue

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. 711–713

Mint

Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.42 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

35.373

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins