Tremissis - Eon

Features

Issuer Aksum
King Eon (circa 400)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 390-400
Value Tremissis (1/3)
Currency Roman-Byzantine Solidus contemporary currency (301-cca. 640)
Composition Gold
Weight 1.59 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 303553
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References MHAC# 59-62,
Stuart C. Munro-Hay, Bent Juel-Jensen; 1995. Aksumite Coinage (A revised and enlarged edition of "The Coinage of ). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
BMC Aksum# 290-291
Stuart Munro-Hay; 1999. Catalogue of the Aksumite Coins in the British Museum. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Crowned bust facing right surrounded by wheat grains and legend.

Lettering: CΛC + ΛƆΛ + XΛƆ + ƆΛC

Reverse

Capped bust facing right surrounded by wheat grains and legend.

Lettering: IΛИ + IωC + XΛΛ + ƆIƆ

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

Variants are known with both observe and reverse letterings having retrograde letters (specifically the C).
Other reference: Hahn #28.2.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (390-400) 

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