2½ Nummi - Baduila / In the name of Anastasius I, 491-518 Rome

Features

Country Ostrogothic Kingdom
King Baduila (541-552)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 541-552
Value 2-1/2 Nummi = 1/1536 Tremissis (1/1536)
Currency Tremissis (490-553)
Composition Bronze
Weight 0.98 g
Diameter 9 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 152015
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References MEC# 163,
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.
MIB I# 87
Wolfgang Reinhard Otto Hahn; 1973. Moneta Imperii byzantini / Teil 1. Von Anastasius I. bis Justinianus I (491-565) : einschliesslich der ostgotischen und vandalischen Prägungen : Rekonstruktion des Prägeaufbaues auf synoptisch-tabellarischer Grundlage. Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, Austria.

Obverse

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

Lettering: D N ANAS - TASIVS

Translation:
Dominus Noster Anastasius
Our Lord, Anastasius

Reverse

Monogram of Baduila with cross above, all surrounded by wreath.

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

Some sources say these may actually be 2 Nummi pieces.

COI 94; Morello 33.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (541-552) 

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