1 Tremissis - Odovacar / In the name of Zeno, 476-491 With bow

Features

Country Herulian Kingdom
King Odovacar (476-493)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 480-491
Value 1 Tremissis = 1/3 Solidus (1/3)
Currency Solidus (476-493)
Composition Gold
Weight 1.46 g
Diameter 13 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 151721
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References RIC X# 3637,
John P. C. Kent, Robert A. G. Carson, Andrew Burnett; 1994. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 10. The Divided Empire and the Fall of the Western Parts (AD 395–491). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
MEC# 38,
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# 15,
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.
Kraus# 16,
Andreas Kraus; 1992. Grundzüge der Geschichte Bayerns (2nd edition). Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt, Germany.
Lacam# 96
Guy Lacam; 1983. La fin de L'Empire romain et le monayage or en Italie. Hess , Lucerne, Switzerland.

Obverse

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

Lettering: D N ZENO - PEPR AVC

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

Reverse

Cross surrounded by wreath with legend below.

Lettering: COMOB

Translation: Constantinople

Edge

Smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (480-491)  Struck in Ravenna

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