coin project
Civitas Galleries
Please support our sponsors


Log In | Register
[83121 Coins (44669 Unverified)]
 
 
Search
Advanced Search
Search By Coin ID
 
 
Home
ANCIENT/BYZANTINE
Ancient Africa (157)
Ancient East (4671)
Ancient Spain (872)
Byzantine (753)
Celtic (372)
Goths, Vandals (259)
Greek (22207)
Roman Imperial (32155)
Roman Provincial (8242)
Roman Republican & Imperatorial (2318)
MEDIEVAL/EARLY WORLD
Ancient and Medieval India (71)
Ancient and Medieval Far East (10245)
Central Europe and Italy (20)
Eastern Europe and Scandinavia (54)
Germany (30)
Islamic (18)
Western Europe (102)
MODERN WORLD
Africa (5)
Asia (0)
Australia and the Pacific Islands (0)
Europe (17)
North America (0)
South America (0)
COUNTERFEITS AND IMITATIONS
Ancient Imitations (444)
Modern Forgeries of Ancient Coins (19)
Medieval Imitations (0)
Modern Forgeries of Medieval Coins (0)
Modern Forgeries of Modern Coins (0)
 
Submit New Coin(s)
 
Sponsors page
Terms of Service
Contact Us
About Us
FAQ Page
Coin Detail
Click here to see enlarged image.
ID:     80000849
Type:     Goths, Vandals
Region:     VISIGOTHS
City:     Pseudo-Imperial / Byzantine Imitations
Issuer:     Justin II
Date Ruled:     AD 565-580
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Tremissis
Date Struck:     AD 565-578
Weight:     1.48 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     IVISΛII (two wedges) TI
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; cross on drapery
Reverse Description:     Pseudo-legend composed of wedges, Victory advancing right, holding palm and wreath; wedges below
Mint:     Uncertain Spanish
Primary Reference:     Tomasini group JII 7
Reference2:     Chaves 78
Reference3:     MEC 1, 206
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=133072
Grade:     EF, Very rare
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 849 Found by a member of the Isle of Wight Metal Detecting Club, 20 February 2008, on farmland in the west part of the Isle of Wight (Portable Antiquity Scheme Reference IOW2008-1-91)