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bca_534780 - CHARLES II LE CHAUVE / THE BALD Denier

CHARLES II LE CHAUVE / THE BALD Denier AU
320.00 €(Approx. 352.00$ | 278.40£)
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Type : Denier
Date: c. 864-875
Mint name / Town : Chartres
Metal : silver
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 1,54 g.
Coments on the condition:
Ce denier est frappé sur un flan assez large et légèrement voilé. Exemplaire recouvert d’une patine grise. Léger tréflage au revers. Exemplaire recouvert d’une patine grise
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Obverse


Obverse legend : + GRATIA D-I REX, (LÉGENDE COMMENÇANT À 3 HEURES).
Obverse description : Monogramme de Charles (KAROLVS).
Obverse translation : (Charles, roi par la grâce de Dieu).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + CARNOTIS CIVITAS, (O LOSANGÉ).
Reverse description : Croix.
Reverse translation : (Cité de Chartres).

Historical background


Charles the Bald

(20/06/840-6/10/877)

Charles the Bald became king on the death of his father, Louis the Pious, 20 June 840. The Treaty of Verdun in 843, the Carolingian empire was divided between the three son Louis. Lothar receives Lotharingia, Louis the German and Charles Francia Orientalis Francia Occidentalis. Type in the Christian legend is prior to 864 and the reform of the Edict of Pîtres, but it must be after 843. It has been struck between 850 and 860.

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