1 Tremissis - Arichis II, Duke Without wedges

Features

Issuer Benevento (Lombard Kingdom)
Duke Arichis II (758-774)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 765-774
Value 1 Tremissis = 1/3 Solidus (1/3)
Currency Solidus (668-897)
Composition Electrum
Weight 1.26 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 144728
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References MEC# 1095,
Philip Grierson, Mark Blackburn; 2007. Medieval European Coinage / Volume 1. The Early Middle Ages (5th-10th Centuries). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
And 19 more volumes.
BMC Vandal# 8,
Warwick William Wroth; 1911. Catalogue of the Coins of the Vandals, Ostrogoths and Lombards and of the Empires of Thessalonica, Nicaea and Trebizond in the British Museum. British Museum, London, United Kingdom.
CNI XVIII# 15
Vittorio Emmanuele III di Savoia; 1939. Corpus Nummorum Italicorum / Volume 18. Italia Meridionale Constinetale (zecche minori). Carlo Colombo, Rome, Italy.

Obverse

Crowned, draped, and bearded bust holding cross without wedges above, all surrounded by legend.

Lettering: D NS VI - CTORIA

Translation:
Dominus Noster Victoria
Our Lord, Victory

Reverse

Cross with letter to the left and surrounded by legend.

Lettering:
VITIRA AGVTV
A
CONOB

Translation:
Victoria Augustus / Constantinople
Victory to the August / Constantinople

Edge

Smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (765-774) 

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