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Unique ID: KENT-D62D73
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
A pale gold Merovingian Frankish tremissis, minted at Quentovic by the moneyer Anglo, c.645-50 (Lafaurie group XIc nos 100-10, especially nos 107-8). Refs: Lafaurie 1996; Webster and Backhouse 1991: no. 144; cf EMC 2015.0323
Obverse: Diademed bust right. Legend: '+VVICCO FIT'. Reverse: Cross potent set on two stepped. Legend: '[AN]GL[O]MONET'. the irregular flan obscuring some detail, particularly on the reverse.
Measurements: 11.13mm in diameter, 1.79mm thick and weighs 1.15g
This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Frankish style
Date from: Circa AD 645
Date to: Circa AD 650
Thickness: 1.79 mm
Weight: 1.15 g
Diameter: 11.13 mm
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Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (Tremissis)
Mint or issue place: Quentovic
Category: Coin of Merovingian Francia
Type: Quentovic tremissis: Anglus II (Lafaurie XIc, 100-10) (cross on two steps)
Obverse description: Diademed bust right.
Obverse inscription: +VVICCO FIT
Reverse description: Cross potent set on two stepped base
Reverse inscription: [AN]GL[O]MONET
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
4 Figure: TR1136
Four figure Latitude: 51.08449823
Four figure longitude: 1.01130106
1:25K map: TR1136
1:10K map: TR13NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|Lafaurie, Jean||1996||VVIC in Pontio. Les monnaies merovingiennes de Wicus||Paris||La Société Française Numismatique|
|Webster, L. and Backhouse, J.||1991||The Making of England: Anglo-Saxon Art and Culture AD 600-900||London||British Museum Press|