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bca_257801 - CHARLES II LE CHAUVE / THE BALD Denier

CHARLES II LE CHAUVE / THE BALD Denier XF/AU
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Price : 180.00 €
Type : Denier
Date: c. 840-855
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Bourges
Metal : silver
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 1,76 g.
Coments on the condition:
Ce denier est frappé sur un flan large et régulier. Exemplaire sur lequel la croix du droit apparaît légèrement en négatif au revers. Exemplaire recouvert d’une patine hétérogène
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de MONNAIES 48, n° 41

Obverse


Obverse legend : + CARLVS REX.
Obverse description : Croix.
Obverse translation : (Charles, roi).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + BITVRICES CIVI, (LÉGENDE COMMENÇANT À 9 HEURES).
Reverse description : Monogramme de Charles (KAROLVS).
Reverse translation : (Cité de Bourges).

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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