1 Tremissis - Desiderius Lucca; stipple cross

Features

Country Lombardy and Tuscany (Lombard Kingdom)
King Desiderius (756-774)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 757-774
Value 1 Tremissis (1)
Currency Tremissis (653-774)
Composition Gold
Weight 1.06 g
Diameter 17 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 144796
Numista (https://numista.com)
References MEC# 325,
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# 2,
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 XI# 57,
Vittorio Emmanuele III di Savoia; 1929. Corpus Nummorum Italicorum / Volume 11. Toscana (zecche minori). Carlo Colombo, Rome, Italy.
BernSistem# 229
Ernesto Bernareggi; 1960. Il sistema economico e la monetazione dei Longobardi nell'Italia superiore. Mario Ratto, Milan, Italy.

Obverse

Stipple cross surrounded by legend.

Lettering: D N DESIDERX · RX

Translation:
Dominus Noster Desiderius Rex
Our Lord, Desiderius, King

Reverse

Wheel dividing petals and surrounded by legend.

Lettering: FLAVIA LVCA

Translation:
Flavia Lucca
Gold of Lucca

Edge

Smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (757-774) 

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