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LOT 0206

Sold for (Inc. bp): £1,287

ANGLO-SAXON MEROVINGIAN - PARIS (?) - GOLD TREMISSIS
(1.29 grams.).

Late 6th century AD, anonymous, Paris mint(?). Obv: profile bust with [------]V.SFIT legend (with F inverted) as a possible blundered PARISIVS FITR legend. Rev: omega-headed cross with M[-]O[---]ITAIV legend (the O having a pellet inside and with V sideways) as a blundered MONETA IV--- or MONETARIVS legend. About very fine, rare.

PROVENANCE:
Found Manston, Kent, 2010; recorded with EMC.

LITERATURE:
See Prou, 725, etc.; EMC 2010.0361 (this coin).