VISIGOTHS. SPAIN. Uncertain king. A.D. 507-580. AV tremissis. 1.45 gm. 14 mm. Narbonne or Arles mint. Struck in the name of Justin I, circa 518-527. His diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; D N IVSTINVS PP AVCC / Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm; VICTORIA ACVSTORV around, CONOD in exergue. MEC I 189 (same reverse die). Tomasini Group JI3b, 220. Cf. SB 58. Good Extremely Fine; lustrous; as struck, with worn obverse die; exceptionally crisp reverse.
The Zabel Collection. Ex Davissons Auction 8 (10 April 1997) lot 24.
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