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ID:     82001129
Type:     Goths, Vandals
Region:     OSTROGOTHS
City:     Royal Issues
Issuer:     Theodahad
Date Ruled:     AD 534-536
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     40 Nummi (Follis)
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 534-536
Diameter:     40 mm
Weight:     9.69 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     D N THEO DAHATVS REX
Obverse Description:     Mantled bust right, wearing ornate Spangenhelm and large pectoral cross
Reverse Legend:     VICTORIA PRINCIPVM
Reverse Description:     Victory standing right on prow of galley, holding wreath and palm; S C across field (S nearly horizontal)
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     COI 89b, die study 2a (dies C8/L27)
Reference2:     MIB I 81
Reference3:     MEC 1, 143
Reference4:     BMC Vandals 23; Arslan 159-61; Demo -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=147585
Grade:     VF, green patina with lighter green overtones, some roughness.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 1129 From the Giamba Collection.