Tremissis

Tremissis was a currency of the Late Ancient Rome, equal to one-third of solidus. Tremissis coins continued to be minted by descendants to the Roman Empire, such as Anglo-Saxon Britain [cite book | title=Handbook of the Coins of Great Britain and Ireland in the British Museum | url=http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=HikfAAAAMAAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PR7&dq=Tremissis&ots=_i0JJksgql&sig=PzNOb6dO_eb6do_7ThOIkIu3tMY#PPR9,M1 | author=Herbert Appold | year=1899 ] or the Eastern Roman Empire. [cite journal | url=http://hdl.handle.net/1887/9298 | title=Tables of Tax Receipts on Greek Ostraka from Late Byzantine and Early Arab Thebes | year=1992 | author=Worp, K.A. | journal=Analecta Papyrologica (Messina) | volume=4 | pages=49–55]

ee also

* Semissis

References

External links

* [http://www.augustus.to/coin/ZL_e_honorius_HONOR-1.html Honorius' tremissis]


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