The third known example
Lot 912
MEROVINGIANS. Uncertain. Tremissis (Gold, 12 mm, 1.27 g, 6 h), Guntio, moneyer, 'Batenegaria' mint, circa 580-640. ҺU-NTIO Pearl-diademed and draped male bust to right. Rev. BVTЄNЄGIΔ - ΠIΔ Cross potent set on globe. Depeyrot, l'Or, -. Peus 276 (1973), 2501 (same dies). Prou 1196. Extremely rare, apparently the third known example. Some die rust, otherwise, extremely fine.


It has been suggested that the 'Batenegaria' mint should be identified with Battignies-lez-Binche in Belgium, but this is far from certain.
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