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Live auction - bmv_826092 - UNSPECIFIED MINT Triens fourré

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Estimate : 1 500 €
Price : 600 €
Maximum bid : 600 €
End of the sale : 06 June 2023 17:23:58
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Triens fourré
Date: c. 660-670
Mint name / Town : Atelier indéterminé
Metal : gilt copper
Diameter : 13,5 mm
Orientation dies : 4 h.
Weight : 0,85 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie fourrée avec une âme cuivreuse dont une partie de la dorure est partie
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Monnaie provenant de la collection Philippe Schiesser


Obverse legend : POTINTCO.
Obverse description : Buste à droite.


Reverse legend : MOBETTO.
Reverse description : Croix.


Il est difficile d’attribuer ce triens à une ville en particulier, s’agissant d’une fausse monnaie d’époque, dont le graveur a pu modifier les légendes et copier un exemplaire avec une légende déjà dégénérée.

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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