Obverse legend : + [...].SIVM.
Obverse description : Tête de face dans un grènetis ovale.
Reverse legend : AIE[...].
Reverse description : Croix cantonnée de quatre besants.
(6th - 8th centuries)
Many Merovingian coins, badly minted, with very poor or inexplicit epigraphy, cannot be attributed to a particular mint. Too rare coins unfortunately have the same problem. The attributions being based on often old works, a coin unknown at the time will often have difficulty in being attributed, unless it is possible to read the mint or find the name of the mint and compare with its production in the workshops where he minted coins....