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Live auction - bmv_628682 - UNSPECIFIED MINT Triens

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Estimate : 3 500 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 08 December 2020 16:34:30
Type : Triens
Date: c. 600-675
Mint name / Town : Atelier indéterminé
Metal : gold
Diameter : 12 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 1,12 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Ce triens est frappé sur un flan irrégulier et présente de hauts reliefs
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : [S]AVL[...]CIF +.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé à gauche.


Reverse legend : VCLOMPV.
Reverse description : Croix ancrée cantonnée de points reposant sur deux degrés.


Triens sans nom d’atelier bien lisible ne permettant pas une attribution précise à un lieu géographique déterminé.

Historical background


(Seventh - eighth century)

Many Merovingian coins, hit badly, with very poor or very explicit epigraphy can not be attributed to a particular workshop. Unfortunately too rare coins have the same problem. Allocations based on old books often an unknown currency at the time will often struggle to be assigned, unless it is possible to read the workshop or to find the name of the Monetary and compare with production in workshops where he struck coins ....

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