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Teia, Silver, Half Siliqua, Ticinum, 552-553

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Anastasios facing right and wearing cuirass, mantle, and diadem. Pearl border.

DNANAST - ASIVSAVC

Reverse

Inscription of three lines surrounded by garland.

DN
THEI
AREX

Obverse

Bust of Anastasios facing right and wearing cuirass, mantle, and diadem. Pearl border.

DNANAST - ASIVSAVC

Reverse

Inscription of three lines surrounded by garland.

DN
THEI
AREX

Accession number BZC.1948.17.3854
Ruler Teia
Metal Silver
Denomination Half Siliqua
Mint Ticinum
Date 552553
Diameter 14.0 mm
Weight 0.99 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

A half siliqua of type AR 32 (see Arslan, “La monetazione dei Goti) issued by Teia in the name of Anastasios I.

MIB 1:88, 130, no. 68c (Ticinum).

E. Arslan, “La monetazione dei Goti,” 40, 67, plate 2, type AR 32.

Corpus nummorum Italicorum: Primo tentativo di un catalago generale delle monete medievali e moderne coniate in Italia o da italiani in altri paesi, 15.1:24, nos. 2ff (Rome).

F. F. Kraus, Die Münzen Odovacars und des Ostgotenreiches in Italien, 207, no. 16 (Ticinum).

G. Sambon, Repertorio generale delle monete coniate in Italia e da Italiani all’estero dal secolo vo al xxo, no. 99.

W. W. Wroth, Catalogue of the Coins of the Vandals, Ostrogoths and Lombards: And of the Empires of Thessalonica, Nicaea and Trebizond in the British Museum, 96, no. 16 (Ticinum).

Acquisition History

Acquired from estate of Hayford Peirce, 1948