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Tremissis of Zeno, struck at Constantinople

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Obverse: Draped, diademed bust of Zeno to right. DNZENO PERPAVG Reverse: Victory advancing to front, holding wreath and cross on globe; star in left field. In exergue: CONOB VICTORIA AVGTSORVM Second reign, third issue.

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 476–491

Mint

Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.48 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2004.1251

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins