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Merovingians, contemporary plated (copper-gilt) copy of tremissis, Dronrijp type, Frisian mint, mid-7th cent., with bust right (cf. MEC 1.518); dia. 15.5mm, 1.08g, with remains of a copper-alloy loop, which has been rivited to the coin at an arbitrary orientation (to display neither the bust nor the cross). Found near King’s Lynn, Norfolk, 1999.: CM.1147-1999

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Merovingians, contemporary plated (copper-gilt) copy of tremissis, Dronrijp type, Frisian mint, mid-7th cent., with bust right (cf. MEC 1.518); dia. 15.5mm, 1.08g, with remains of a copper-alloy loop, which has been rivited to the coin at an arbitrary orientation (to display neither the bust nor the cross). Found near King’s Lynn, Norfolk, 1999.

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Merovingians, contemporary plated (copper-gilt) copy of tremissis, Dronrijp type, Frisian mint, mid-7th cent., with bust right (cf. MEC 1.518); dia. 15.5mm, 1.08g, with remains of a copper-alloy loop, which has been rivited to the coin at an arbitrary orientation (to display neither the bust nor the cross). Found near King’s Lynn, Norfolk, 1999.

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History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Purchased (1999-11-22) by Valued History

Components of the work

Object composed of copper-gilt Weight 1.08 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1147-1999
Primary reference Number: 267521
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Created: Friday 13 November 2020 Updated: Thursday 7 October 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 October 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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