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Votive with retrograde legend
« on: December 29, 2013, 10:05:05 AM »
I believe that this little coin is probably a Vandal issue, but with these types you can never be absolutely sure.


Vandal issue
Circa A.D. 500
10mm   0.75gm
Obv: pearl-diademed and draped bust with legend consisting of Is
Rev: wreath surrounding TOV TLVM X (VOT MVLT X in retrograde)

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Re: Votive with retrograde legend
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2014, 01:33:57 PM »
Id say, at least a contemporary imitation.

Is there any corpus-like or comprehensive overview of Vandal bronze issues?

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Re: Votive with retrograde legend
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2014, 03:12:03 PM »
Is there any corpus-like or comprehensive overview of Vandal bronze issues?

Warwick Wroth wrote Catalogue of the Coins of the Vandals, Ostrogoths, and Lombards, which might be a bit dated, but is still a good place to start.