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Tremissis of Anastasius I

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Obverse: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Anastasius I to right. DNANASTA SIVSPPAVG Reverse: Victory advancing right, holding wreath and globus cruciger; star in right field VICTORIA[AVGVS]TORVM In exergue: CONOB

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 491–518

Mint

Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2004.1252

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins