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Baduila/Totila, Copper, Fifteen Nummi, Ticinum, 541-552

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Baduila in hemispherical crown and royal pearled cloak.

DNBADV - ELAREX

Reverse

Inscription of four lines in garland.

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ADV
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Obverse

Frontal bust of Baduila in hemispherical crown and royal pearled cloak.

DNBADV - ELAREX

Reverse

Inscription of four lines in garland.

DNB
ADV
ELA
REX

Accession number BZC.1960.125.1431
Ruler Baduila/Totila
Metal Copper
Denomination Fifteen Nummi
Mint Ticinum
Date 541552
Diameter 18.0 mm
Weight 3.6 g
Relation of Dies 12:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

A 15 nummi of type AE 18 (see Arslan, “La monetazione dei Goti”) issued in Ticinum.

MIB 1:91, 131, no. 89a.

E. Arslan, “La monetazione dei Goti,” 41, 69, plate 3, type AE 18 (Ticinum).

E. Arslan, Le monete di Ostrogoti longobardi e vandali: Catalogo delle civiche raccolte numismatiche di Milano, 51, nos. 199–202 (Rome).

Corpus nummorum Italicorum: Primo tentativo di un catalago generale delle monete medievali e moderne coniate in Italia o da italiani in altri paesi, 15.1:22, no. 12 (Rome).

F. F. Kraus, Die Münzen Odovacars und des Ostgotenreiches in Italien, 193, no. 52 (Ticinum).

P. Grierson and M. Blackburn, Medieval European Coinage, 1:38, nos. 157–61 (Ticinum).

I. Mirnik and A. Šemrov, “Byzantine Coins in the Zagreb Archaeological Museum Numismatic Collection: Anastasius I (A.D. 497–518)-Anastasius II (A.D. 713–715),” esp. 208 (Ticinum, 541–552).

G. Sambon, Repertorio generale delle monete coniate in Italia e da Italiani all’estero dal secolo vo al xxo, no. 87.

S. Suchodolksi, “Remarques sur les monnaies des Ostrogoths,” 161 (Rome)

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, 91, no. 38 (Ticinum).

Acquisition History

Acquired from estate of Captain Leo Schindler, 1960