Tremissis

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Tremissis from Constantinople in the second reign of Zeno.
Tremissis from Milan in the reign of Julius Nepos.
Frankish gold Tremissis with Christian cross, issued by minter Madelinus, Dorestad, Netherlands, mid-600s.

Tremissis was a currency of the Late Ancient Rome, equal to one-third of a solidus. Tremissis coins continued to be minted by descendants of the Roman Empire, such as Anglo-Saxon Britain[1] or the Eastern Roman Empire.[2]

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  1. ^ Herbert Appold (1899). Handbook of the Coins of Great Britain and Ireland in the British Museum. 
  2. ^ Worp, K.A. (1992). "Tables of Tax Receipts on Greek Ostraka from Late Byzantine and Early Arab Thebes". Analecta Papyrologica (Messina) 4: 49–55. hdl:1887/9298. 

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