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bmv_710568 - UNSPECIFIED MINT Denier à la croix crossée

UNSPECIFIED MINT Denier à la croix crossée XF
450.00 €(Approx. 472.50$ | 391.50£)
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Type : Denier à la croix crossée
Date: fin du VIIIe siècle
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Atelier indéterminé
Metal : silver
Diameter : 12 mm
Weight : 0,82 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Ce denier est frappé sur un flan irrégulier. Exemplaire recouvert d’une patine grise
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : [...]PTIC[...].
Obverse description : Croix cantonnée de quatre globules.


Reverse legend : [...]C[...].
Reverse description : Croix crossée cantonnée de quatre point.


Le motif de la croix crossée se retrouve sur des deniers du Palais (Paris) et de Poitiers.

Historical background


(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....

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