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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
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)