Merovingian tremissis “national” series

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Issued by: None Specified
Denomination: Tremissis
Mint: Coriallum
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Date found: 24/10/2021
Location: East Lindsey, Lincolnshire


An early gold tremissis dating to c.AD580-670. Obverse reads CORI ALLO+ giving the mint as Coriallum (modern Cherbourg, France) and the reverse reads  +RIGNI CHARI+ giving the moneyer as Rignicharius. This was the first Merovingian tremissis of this type recorded by PAS and is a Find of Note: County Importance.