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Live auction - bfe_338531 - BRITTANY - DUCHY OF BRITTANY - ANNE OF BRITTANY Blanc

BRITTANY - DUCHY OF BRITTANY - ANNE OF BRITTANY Blanc AU
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Estimate : 1 100 €
Price : 1 085 €
Maximum bid : 1 120 €
End of the sale : 03 December 2014 16:31:57
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Blanc
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Rennes
Metal : billon
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 3,27 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Ce blanc est frappé sur un flan large, irrégulier et légèrement voilé. Exemplaire recouvert d’une jolie patine grise de médaillier. Infime tréflage sur la partie droite de la targe
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la vente sur offres Albuquerque 84, n° 136

Obverse


Obverse legend : + :(MOUCHETURE D’HERMINE): ANNA: BRITONVM: DVCISSA: R:.
Obverse description : Targe avec huit mouchetures d'hermine posées 3, 2 et 3.
Obverse translation : (Anne, duchesse des Bretons).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + : (MOUCHETURE D’HERMINE): SIT: NOMEN: DNI: BENEDICTVM:.
Reverse description : Croix échancrée.
Reverse translation : (Béni soit le nom du Seigneur).

Historical background


BRITAIN - Duchy of Brittany - ANNE DE BRETAGNE

(1488-1491) and (1498-1499)

Anne was born January 26, 1477. In 1486, the States of the Rennes declared heir to the duchy and was recognized duchess in 1488. After refusing to marry the lord of Albret in 1489, she married by proxy to the king of the Romans, Maximilian, marking the resumption of hostilities with France. Comes to Nantes and Rennes French was besieged in 1491. December 6, 1491, before the pressure of the French, she consents to marry the king of France Charles VIII and obtained maintaining the privileges of Britain. On the death of Charles VIII in 1498, she returned to his duchy where she married King Louis XII of France January 7, 1499. On 9 January 1514 she died Queen of France.

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