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bfe_329915 - BRITTANY - DUCHY OF BRITTANY - JOHN IV OF MONTFORT Double denier

BRITTANY - DUCHY OF BRITTANY - JOHN IV OF MONTFORT Double denier VF
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Price : 180.00 €
Type : Double denier
Date: n.d.
Metal : billon
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 0,86 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Ce double est frappé sur un flan irrégulier, voilé et court. Les légendes extérieurs sont peu visibles
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : [+ IOHANNES: DVX].
Obverse description : BRIT/TONV sur deux lignes entre deux annelets.
Obverse translation : (Jean, duc des bretons).

Reverse


Reverse legend : [+ MONETA] DV[PLEX].
Reverse description : Croix à queue recroisetée, évidée en cœur, les bras terminés par des annelets en triangle.
Reverse translation : (Signe du Dieu vivant).

Historical background


BRITAIN - Duchy of Brittany - IV JEAN DE MONTFORT

(1345-1399)

John IV, son of John de Montfort, was born in 1341. For twenty years, the duchy he will be played by Charles de Blois. Master of Britain after the defeat and death of Charles at the battle of Auray in 1364, it is only Duke until his death. During the second period of reign interrupted by leaks in England, he had two implacable enemies: Du Guesclin and Clisson. It acquires County Penthièvre the death of Jeanne de Blois in 1384. John IV died in Nantes in 1399 after warred for over forty years.

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