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353, Lot: 713. Estimate $200.
Sold for $550. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MEROVINGIANS, Pseudo-Imperial coinage. Mid to Late 6th Century AD. AV Tremissis (14mm, 1.03 g, 6h). In the name of Justinian I. D N IVSTIUI ΛNVS P IVC, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / VICTORIΛ ΛVGSTO(RV), Victory advancing right, head left, holding wreath and globus cruciger; star to right; CON[OB]. NM –; cf. Belfort 5285 (for type); cf. MEC 1, 356 (same). Fine, traces of deposits in devices, slightly wavy flan, flan crack.

From the collection of Dr. Lawrence A. Adams, purchased from William B. Porter, March 1983.