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ID:     776657
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Central Europe and Italy
Region:     Beneventum
City:     Dukes
Issuer:     Gregory
Date Ruled:     732-739 AD
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 732-739
Diameter:     22 mm
Weight:     4.02 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     D N I– –NVS P P
Obverse Description:     crowned and draped facing bust, holding globus cruciger; crown topped with four pellets
Reverse Legend:     VICTOR- VGYS* (S retrograde) / S / CONOB
Reverse Description:     Cross potent on globe on three steps; G in left field; CONOB
Primary Reference:     CNI XVIII 6
Reference2:     BMC Vandals P. 159
Reference3:     cf. MEC 1, 1089
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=90459
Grade:     VF, toned, hairline flan crack, slightly ragged flan
Notes:     Rare. From the Marc Poncin Collection.