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bfe_302454 - BURGUNDY - DUCHY OF BURGUNDY - JOHN THE FEARLESS Grand blanc

BURGUNDY - DUCHY OF BURGUNDY - JOHN THE FEARLESS
 Grand blanc VF/XF
Not available.
Item sold on our e-shop (2014)
Price : 110.00 €
Type : Grand blanc
Date: après 1418
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Auxonne
Metal : billon
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 3,24 g.
Coments on the condition:
Grand blanc frappé sur un flan large, ébréché et irrégulier. La croix du revers apparaît en négatif au droit. Quelques taches
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : + IOHANES: DVX: BVRGVN[DI]E, (PONCTUATION PAR DEUX TRÈFLES SUPERPOSÉS).
Obverse description : Écu écartelé aux 1 et 4 de Bourgogne moderne, aux 2 et 3 de Bourgogne ancien ; un point à la base de l'écu, sous la croisette initiale et sous la première lettre du deuxième mot.
Obverse translation : (Jean, duc de Bourgogne).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + SIT: NOME: DNI: BENEDICTV, (PONCTUATION PAR DEUX CROISSANTS SUPERPOSÉS).
Reverse description : Croix cantonnée aux 1 et 4 d'un lion, aux 2 et 3 d'un lis.
Reverse translation : (Béni soit le nom du Seigneur).

Historical background


BURGUNDY - Duchy of Burgundy - JEAN FEARLESS

(1404-1419)

John the Fearless (1371-1419), son of Philip the Bold and Margaret of Flanders, succeeded his father in Burgundy in 1404, but only in Flanders in 1405 after the death of his mother. He married Margaret of Bavaria (1363-1423). It plays a very important role at court and quarreled with his cousin Louis d'Orleans murder he left in 1407. The next twelve years are extremely complex. The Duke of Burgundy combines turn to Queen Isabella and King of England, Henry V, Armagnac faction fights and captured twice in 1413 and Paris in 1418. Wanting to reconcile with the Dauphin Charles, he was assassinated at the interview Montereau (1419).

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