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ID:     82001141
Type:     Goths, Vandals
Region:     VISIGOTHS
City:     Royal Issues
Issuer:     Tulga
Date Ruled:     639-642 AD
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Tremissis
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 639-642
Weight:     1.48 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     + TVLGΛ RE
Obverse Description:     Facing bust
Reverse Legend:     + CORΛOIΛ PIVS
Reverse Description:     facing head set on cross with pellets at ends.
Mint:     Cordoba
Primary Reference:     Miles, Visigoths -
Reference2:     Chaves -
Reference3:     MEC 1, -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=147597
Grade:     EF, toned
Notes:     Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 1141. Unpublished. From the Giamba Collection. The style and fabric of this piece are clearly ancient. The blundered reverse legend and the cross with pellets are unusual, however, and suggest that this may be a contemporary imitation.