1 Tremissis - In the name of Leo I, 457-474

Features

Issuer Uncertain Germanic tribes
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 475-510
Value 1 Tremissis = 1/3 Solidus (1/3)
Currency Solidus (circa 301-750)
Composition Gold
Weight 1.48 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 153750
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References Depeyr Arl# -,
Georges Depeyrot; 1996. Les émissions monétaires d'Arles : quatrième-cinquième siècles. Moneta, Wetteren, Belgium.
RIC X# cf. 611
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.

Obverse

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

Lettering: D N LEO PE - RPET AVC

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

Reverse

Winged Victory with star to the right, all surrounded by legend.

Lettering:
YICTARIA AVCSTNRV
CONOR

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

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

This is an unpublished coin imitating a piece from the Constantinople mint which is said to be struck from the late-5th century slightly later.

The exact lettering of the surrounding legend may vary.

No date:
1) D N LEO - PE RPET AVC / VICTOAIA AVCVSTORVM - CONOB
2) D N LEO PE - RPET AVC / YICTARIA AVCSTNRV - CONOR

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (475-510) 

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