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What is a Merovingian Tremissis ?

Merovingian Tremissis Gold Coin

Notes on¬†Merovingian Tremissis This gold coin dates from between 580AD and 630AD. The Merovingian Dynasty was based in ancient Gaul (which is now France) and dates from the middle of the 5th century AD. One side of the coin has a central cross design but none of the letters can be read, which means it … Read more

Police Charged and Fired after Stealing Merovingian Tremissis Gold Coins

Merovingian Tremissis

A policeman who found ¬£15,000 of gold coins with his metal detector has been sacked for cheating the landowner out of a share of the treasure. PC David Cockle last month admitted theft and keeping the proceeds of the sale of coins found in a Norfolk field. A misconduct hearing was told Cockle had agreed … Read more