1 Tremissis - In the name of Constans II, 641-668 Short cross

Features

Issuer Duchy of Tuscany (Lombardic Duchy of Tuscany)
Ruling authority Anonymous (620-700)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 641-700
Value 1 Tremissis (1)
Currency Tremissis (620-700)
Composition Gold
Weight 1.49 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 144956
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References MEC# 310,
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# 44
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 legend.

Lettering: VCTOIV - TVAISN

Translation:
Victoria Constans
Victory of Constans

Reverse

Cross surrounded by legend.

Lettering:
ITORIA AVSTO
CONOB

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

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

The exact lettering of the surrounding legend may vary.

No date:
1) VCTO IV - TVAISN / ITORIA AVSTO - CONOB
2) VCTO CIV - TVAISSII / ITORIA AVSTI - CONOB
3) […] VAT - NTI CONSV / ITORIA AVCHTI - CONOB

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (641-700) 

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