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An Important Offering of Visigothic Tremisses

Triton XX, Lot: 1098. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

VISIGOTHS, Spain. ‘Curru’ Group. Circa 568-592. AV Tremissis (19mm, 1.23 g, 7h). Toleto (Toledo) mint. CVRRVTI + IИTV(retrograde R)(retrograde R)V(retrograde C), diademed and draped bust right; cross on drapery with crescents above and below / VΛ VRR I ИΛ V(retrograde R)V(retrograde R)V, Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm frond; OИO. Tomasini Group C3, 583 var. (legends); cf. Chaves 80 (for type); cf. MEC 1, 207 (same); ME –. EF, areas of light toning in devices.