1 Tremissis - Desiderius Piacenza

1 Tremissis - Desiderius (Piacenza) -  obverse1 Tremissis - Desiderius (Piacenza) -  reverse

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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 1.04 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 151259
Numista (https://numista.com)
References MEC# -
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.

Obverse

Cross surrounded by legend.

Lettering: D N DESIDERIVS RX

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

Reverse

Wheel dividing petals and surrounded by legend.

Lettering: FL · A · PLACENTIAG

Translation:
Flavia Piacenza
Gold of Piacenza

Edge

Smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (757-774) 

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