1 Tremissis - In the name of Meaningless Legend Draped torso

Features

Issuer Duchy of Tuscany (Lombardic Duchy of Tuscany)
Ruling authority Anonymous (620-700)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 672-700
Value 1 Tremissis (1)
Currency Tremissis (620-700)
Composition Gold
Weight 1.44 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 144925
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Arslan# cf. 80,
Ermanno Arslan; 1978. Le monete di Ostrogoti, Longobardi e Vandali : catalogo delle Civiche Raccolte Numismatiche di Milano. Ripartizione Cultura e Spettacolo, Milan, Italy.
MEC# 313,
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# cf. 12
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.

Obverse

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

Lettering: [...] NI - VIHOVS

Reverse

Cross surrounded by nonsensical legend.

Lettering: VAPOPNPNPAHIO

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

Some sources say this coin was minted in the name of Heraclius.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (672-700) 

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