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Philippikos, Gold, Tremissis, Syracuse, 711-713

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Philippikos facing right wearing a robe and diadem.

DNFIL[I]-[P]PICSPP

Reverse

Cross potent on base.

VICTORI-V

Exergue

]NOB

Obverse

Bust of Philippikos facing right wearing a robe and diadem.

DNFIL[I]-[P]PICSPP

Reverse

Cross potent on base.

VICTORI-V

Exergue

]NOB

Accession number BZC.1971.35
Ruler Philippikos
Date of Reign 711–713
Metal Gold
Denomination Tremissis
Mint Syracuse
Date 711713
Diameter 16.0 mm
Weight 1.25 g
Relation of Dies 5:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Like the coin cited as DOC 2.2:672, no. (18), but in the present example no star is visible at the end of the reverse inscription.

MIB 3:277, no. 15 (citing this coin as DO [n.a.]).

Acquisition History

Purchased from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. Basel, 15 June 1971, from stock, where it was labeled “Beneventum?”