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Coin: Tremissis

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Byzantine
DATES 527–565 C.E.
PERIOD Byzantine Period
DIMENSIONS 1/16 × Diam. 9/16 in. (0.2 × 1.5 cm, 1.35 g)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Frank L. Babbott Fund and Henry L. Batterman Fund
PROVENANCE Archaeological provenance not yet documented; by February 1936, acquired by Charles T. Seltman of Cambridge, England; April 6, 1936, purchased from Charles T. Seltman by the Brooklyn Museum.
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CAPTION Byzantine. Coin: Tremissis, 527–565 C.E. Gold, 1/16 × Diam. 9/16 in. (0.2 × 1.5 cm, 1.35 g). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund and Henry L. Batterman Fund, 36.155. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 36.155.at_front_PS1.jpg)
IMAGE front, after treatment, 36.155.at_front_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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