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Live auction - bmv_646279 - BRIENNOIS (BRIENNO PAGUS and VICUS) Triens, monétaire AIGVLFVS

BRIENNOIS (BRIENNO PAGUS and VICUS) Triens, monétaire AIGVLFVS XF
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Estimate : 3 000 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 15 June 2021 16:00:50
Type : Triens, monétaire AIGVLFVS
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Briennois (10)
Metal : gold
Diameter : 12 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 1,12 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Ce triens est frappé sur un flan large et irrégulier. Petite faiblesse de frappe sur la croix du revers. Exemplaire ayant été légèrement nettoyé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : BRIE-NNON.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé à droite.

Reverse


Reverse legend : + AICVLFVS MO.
Reverse description : Croix sur un socle.

Commentary


Ce triens présente une croix non cantonnée au revers et une tête à droite bien gravées. Type absent de l’ouvrage de Belfort recensant pourtant plusieurs monnaies de Briennois (Belfort n° 933-936).

Historical background


Briennois (brienno PAGUS and VICUS)

(Seventh - eighth century)

The Briennois is a French region around Brienne-le-Château in the Aube. Crossed by the Dawn, this micro-region under the wet Champagne is bounded on the southwest by the Regional Natural Park of the Orient forest and lakes and north-east by the forest of Soulaines. The area is known for its churches with wood sides. The site is probably already occupied by the Gauls and his name appears to be derived from the Celtic briavenna which is a set of pontoons in connection with the age of the port activity of Brienne-la-Vieille. His castle was destroyed by the Normans in 9511..

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