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Romuald II, Gold, Tremissis, Imitation, Benevento, 706-731

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Justinian II, bearded, wearing cloak and holding globus cruciger in right hand. Pearl border.

DNIVSTINIANV

Reverse

Cross potent on a dais. R in left field. Pearl border.

VICTOR - IAANGV

Exergue

CONOB

Obverse

Frontal bust of Justinian II, bearded, wearing cloak and holding globus cruciger in right hand. Pearl border.

DNIVSTINIANV

Reverse

Cross potent on a dais. R in left field. Pearl border.

VICTOR - IAANGV

Exergue

CONOB

Accession number BZC.1948.17.3889
Ruler Romuald II
Metal Gold
Denomination Tremissis
Mint Benevento
Date 706731
Diameter 14.0 mm
Weight 1.38 g
Relation of Dies 5:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

A tremissis issued in Beneventum by Romuald II in imitation of Justinian II.

M. Cagiati, La zecca di Benevento, 17, nos. 1ff.

Corpus nummorum Italicorum: Primo tentativo di un catalago generale delle monete medievali e moderne coniate in Italia o da italiani in altri paesi, 127, no. 63.

P. Grierson and M. Blackburn, Medieval European Coinage 1: no. 1088.

G. Sambon, Repertorio generale delle monete coniate in Italia e da Italiani all’estero dal secolo vo al xxo, no. 382.

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, 157, nos. 11ff.

Acquisition History

Acquired from estate of Hayford Peirce, 1948