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    • Material: Gold
    • Denomination: Tremissis

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Record ID: SF-A84316
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold Early-Medieval Merovingian pseudo-Imperial tremissis of King Gundomar, struck in name of Justinian I, dating to the period AD 524-535. Obverse: DN IVSIVIIIANVS P P A, Diademed and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: ICTORIA AAVGGG(?A), Victory walking right looking left holding wreath and globe cruciger. Mintmark: G/*//CONO(?B) Martin Allen has liaised with Dr Arent Pol, who comments (pers. com.): 'This is indeed a tremissis of the Burgundian kingdom, struck in the name of emperor Justinian under king Gundomar, 524-535, as can be seen from the letter G in the field on th…
Created on: Wednesday 20th December 2017
Last updated: Thursday 4th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-D2E88D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Early-Medieval pseudo-Imperial tremissis of Justinian I (AD 527-565), dating to the period c.AD 527-565. Obverse: D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVC, Diademed and cuirassed bust in paludamentum right. Reverse: VICTORIA ACVSTORVI, Victory walking right looking left holding wreath and globe cruciger. Mintmark: - *//COM(OB) Diameter: 14mm. Weight: 1.48g. For the official prototype of Justinian from Constantinople cf. MIBE p.115, no. 19. This is probably a Merovingian pseudo-Imperial issue, cf. MEC I, pp. 464-465, pl. 18, nos. 356-357; Belfort cf. no. 5285.
Created on: Monday 4th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: IOW-9C8803
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold Early-Medieval pseudo-Imperial tremissis, probably of Justinian I (AD 527-565), dating to the period c.AD 527-565. Obverse: D N IVST-INIANVS (A)V[], Diademed and cuirassed bust in paludamentum right. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM, Victory walking right looking left holding wreath and globe cruciger. Mintmark: - *//CONOB Diameter: 13.4mm. Weight: 1.39g. DA=12:6. For the official prototype of Justinian from Constantinople cf. MIBE p.115, no. 19. This is possibly an Ostrogothic pseudo-Imperial issue (cf.MEC I, p. 432, nos. 123-124), although cf. MEC I, p. 464, nos. 355-…
Created on: Monday 15th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 26th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-C6D398
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval (late 6th to 7th century) gold Merovingian tremissis (c.580-670) minted at Quentovic (France) by Dagulfus (Prou 1122; Lafaurie 1996 Dagulfus type 2). Refs: Prou 1892: 246; Lafaurie 1996: 196-7.' Obv.: Left-facing diademed bust; inscription starts at 3 o'clock and is retrograde. Leg.: 'VVIC IN PO[N]TI[O]'. Rev.: Inscription around a central motif described by Prou as 'some kind of tree', Lafaurie as 'feuille de vesce' (vetch, a kind of plant group). Leg.: from 8 o'clock, 'DAFVLFVS MNT'. Measurements: 10.95mm diameter, 1.35mm thick and 1.40g in weight.
Created on: Monday 28th November 2016
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: YORYM-C7A068
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete early medieval Merovingian gold tremisis of the 'National' coinage dating to the late 6th or 7th century, c.AD 580 - 670, moneyer and mint uncertain.
Created on: Friday 4th November 2016
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: IOW-7D7783
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Early-Medieval gold tremissis, attributed to the Visigoths in Gaul, imitating a Roman Imperial coin of the emperor Libius Severus (Severus III) (AD 461-465), dating to the period c. AD 461-470. Mintmark: -//[C]OMOB Obverse: D N SEVER-VS P F AVG, diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VICTOR-IA AVGGG, Victory standing left holding long jewelled cross. Diameter: 13.7mm. Weight: 1.39g. DA=12:6. As RIC X p.460, no.3763.
Created on: Wednesday 19th October 2016
Last updated: Monday 24th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-EBDD60
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold contemporary copy of a gold Roman tremissis of Honorius (AD 393-423) or Theodosius II (AD 402-450), dating to the period AD 408-450 (Reece Period 22-23). Probably VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM reverse type, depicting Victory advancing to front, head left, holding wreath and cross on globe. Copying mint of Constantinople. cf RIC X 212 or 213. Richard Abdy says "Probably made in sub-Roman Gaul, they are often termed 'Pseudo-Imperial Gallic'. It is difficult to find parallels in this series as the variety comes down to individual specimens (being that loosely copied). Artefacts from this…
Created on: Tuesday 6th September 2016
Last updated: Thursday 8th September 2016
No spatial data available.


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Record ID: SF-3D60ED
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early-Medieval gold Merovingian tremissis of uncertain type, c.6th-7th centuries AD.
Created on: Monday 11th July 2016
Last updated: Friday 17th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-3D04B3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early-Medieval gold Merovingian tremissis of Javols (Lozere) (Gavalorum Civitas). Near identical to an example from the Sutton Hoo hoard (Bruce-Mitford, 1975: p. 642, no. 35), c.600-615 AD. EMC 2015.0158 BNJ Coin Register 2016, no. 46.
Created on: Monday 11th July 2016
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-112F63
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval (late 6th or 7th century) gold Merovingian tremissis of the 'National Coinage' (c.587-670), mint: Antebrinnacum (Ambernac, France), moneyer: Levdenus (Belfort 216). ref: Belfort 1892: 66. The coin is struck off centre.
Created on: Friday 15th April 2016
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SF-0C182A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold early medieval early continental tremissis (uncertain type) of uncertain anonymous ruler, dating to the period AD 580-675. Mint and moneyer unknown. The obverse die is the same as another found in the parish of Coddenham in 2003 (EMC 2003.0219). Newman and Blackburn (BNJ 004, Coin Register 2003, no. 62) argued that this is probably an East Anglian coinage.
Created on: Friday 15th April 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Akenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-36855A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early-medieval gold tremissis of an anonymous 7th- or early 8th-century ruler, c.600-750?AD, of North type 20. Obverse: Bust right wearing a pearled diadem and cuirass indicated by dots, legend mostly unclear or nonsense followed possiby by TIE. Reverse: No legend. Stylized figure of Victory enfolding the heads of two small busts. Very pale gold, almost silver in colour. This coin is in very good condition. Measurments: 12.48mm in diameter, 1.43mm thick and 1.26g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 4th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LIN-1C3528
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late 6th- or 7th- century Merovingian gold tremissis, struck circa 590-670. Mint of Metz (METTI[S?]), moneyer uncertain. This coin is also recorded on the Early Medieval Coin Corpus as 2015.0131. The coin depicts a diademed bust right with the inscription METTI[S?]CI[V?]E[T?]I. The reverse depicts a version of a chi-rho with a v-shaped motif in one angle. The inscription is partially legible and reads ANSVO[ ]. Diameter 13mm, weight 1.24g. Cf Belfort 2953-60; Prou 937-943. Possibly a contemporary imitation.
Created on: Friday 5th June 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Horncastle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-0B3EEB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Merovingian tremissis of the Nietap type (from Frisia), dating to circa 630-40. The coin is small, circular, 6mm in diameter and 3mm thick. The rim of the flan is irregularly-shaped, showing irregular panels caused by the initial casting of the flan or by secondary hammering. The obverse bears the motif of a double cross, formed of a single vertical strokes with two crossing bars or, if viewed at 90 degrees, like an H with a single horizontal stroke and two vertical bars. The tips of each bar are expanded to form a sub-triangular terminal. Around this central double-cross motif…
Created on: Monday 11th May 2015
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Lincolnshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-C42F03
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
'An early-medieval gold Merovingian tremissis of the 'National Series' (Prou 1091), minted in Senlis (Oise), c.580-670. Moneyer (on coin): VRSOLENI. Ref: Prou 1892: p.239.' Obverse: +SILVANECTIS [FI]T; Head with large annulet eye and mouth formed of two pellets, facing right Reverse: VRSOLENI MONETA; Cross with six-pointed star in each lower angle and L in upper right angle Diameter: 11.4mm. Weight: 1.32g. DA=12:6.
Created on: Wednesday 1st April 2015
Last updated: Thursday 23rd April 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: FASAM-310211
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Gold tremissis, attributed to the Visigoths in Gaul, copying a coin of the Roman emperor Julius Nepos (AD 474-5) struck at Rome, dating to c. AD 475-500. Obverse: D N IVL NE - POS P F AVG; Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right, with probable diadem above bust. Reverse: Staurogram in Wreath. Mintmark: COMOB. RIC X, p. 461, no. 3766var. RIC 3766 has a cross above the bust. Incomplete, possibly because a mount has been removed.
Created on: Friday 13th March 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 6th May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Colchester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-3E51D8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early medieval Merovingian gold tremissis of Drondrijp type (Pol Series 4 Class 2; MEC 519-20 (die duplicate); Prou 1240), probably minted in Austrasia or Frisia (modern Low Countries) and dating to the early/mid 7th century, c.620-40. The diameter is 13mm and the weight 1.27g. Refs: Pol 2008; Grierson and Blackburn 1986 (MEC).
Created on: Monday 12th January 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'BURTON-IN-KENDAL', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-20376A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval gold Merovingian tremissis of the 'National series', dating c.580-670. Issuer and mint uncertain.
Created on: Tuesday 11th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 13th May 2015
No spatial data available.


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Record ID: BH-9B6B89
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early medieval gold tremissis of the Merovingian 'National' series (c. 580-670); Belfort 536; moneyer: Angliulfus; mint: Orléans; date: c.620-640. Diameter: 10.4mm; thickness: 1.7mm. Weight: 1.22g. Description and legends, with notes: Obverse: Right-facing diademed head; inscription: (from c.9 o'clock, above hair) AVRILANIS (devolved version of AVRELIANIS for Orléans. This devolved version also seen on Belfort 536) Reverse: cross ancrée and cross pattée; (from 12 o'clock): AVGIVL+FSX (this differs from Belfort's reading of IIESVNCIA but more can be seen on this coin).
Created on: Friday 5th September 2014
Last updated: Monday 11th May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kingsey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-158C42
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early gold Continental tremissis of Merovingian Francia, struck in the late 6th or 7th century, circa 590-670. The obverse is inscribed ANTVBERIX in retrograde. Probably issued near Rodez.
Created on: Monday 30th June 2014
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Lincolnshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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