Half Tremissis of Justinian I

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Tremissis means "a third of a unit," referring to this coin's value in ancient Greece.


This solidus was issued during the reign of Emperor Justin II, successor of Justinian the Great.
Half Tremissis of Justinian I

Half Tremissis of Justinian I


Byzantinium, Constantinople, Byzantine period, 6th century

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