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COIN

Unique ID: SF-5B8AD9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold contemporary copy of a Merovingian tremissis struck by the moneyer Dutta at Quentovic, dating c. 600-675 AD. Obverse: stylised bust right, +VICCO. Reverse: cross on steps, VVCTA MON (garbled form of Dutta). See Lafaurie 1996, nos. 62-66bb for prototypes. C.f also official issues on the PAS database, e.g, SF-F3F683.

This coin has been recorded on the EMC as 2018.0135.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 600
Date to: Circa AD 675

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 11.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 17th April 2018

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2018.0135

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (Tremissis)
Category: Coin of Merovingian Francia

Type: Quentovic tremissis: Dutta (Lafaurie IX, 62-66)
Obverse description: Stylised diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: +VICCO (retrograde)
Reverse description: Cross on steps
Reverse inscription: VVCTA MON

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Yaxley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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