1 Tremissis - In the name of Heraclius, 610-641 Realistic bust; regular head without stars

Features

Issuer Duchy of Tuscany (Lombardic Duchy of Tuscany)
Ruling authority Anonymous (620-700)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 620-700
Value 1 Tremissis (1)
Currency Tremissis (620-700)
Composition Gold
Weight 1.44 g
Diameter 16 mm
Thickness 6 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 144794
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References BMC Vandal# cf. 40,
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.
MEC# 307,
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.
MIB I# X11
Wolfgang Reinhard Otto Hahn; 1973. Moneta Imperii byzantini / Teil 1. Von Anastasius I. bis Justinianus I (491-565) : einschliesslich der ostgotischen und vandalischen Prägungen : Rekonstruktion des Prägeaufbaues auf synoptisch-tabellarischer Grundlage. Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, Austria.

Obverse

Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust facing right and surrounded by legend.

Lettering: D N HERAC - LIVS PP AV

Translation:
Dominus Noster Heraclius Perpetuus Augustus
Our Lord, Heraclius, perpetual August

Reverse

Cross surrounded by legend.

Lettering:
VICTORIA AVCVSTORI
CONOB

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

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

This coin was possibly struck in Lucca.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (620-700) 

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