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Live auction - bca_498979 - CHARLES II LE CHAUVE / THE BALD Obole

CHARLES II LE CHAUVE / THE BALD Obole XF
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Estimate : 950 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 30 October 2018 15:48:07
Type : Obole
Date: c. 864-875
Mint name / Town : Chartres
Metal : silver
Diameter : 15 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 0,73 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Cette obole est frappé sur un flan présentant un manque de métal. Exemplaire recouvert d’une patine grise et présentant de hauts reliefs
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection J.-P.

Obverse


Obverse legend : + CRATIA D-I REX, (LÉGENDE COMMENÇANT À 9 HEURES).
Obverse description : Monogramme de Charles (KAROLVS).
Obverse translation : (Charles, roi par la grâce de Dieu).

Reverse


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

Commentary


Autant le denier de Charles le Chauve est assez commun, autant l’obole est particulièrement rare. Le dépôt monétaire de Fécamp en contenait 2 exemplaires.

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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