+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

Live auction - bca_393008 - CHARLES II LE CHAUVE / THE BALD Obole

CHARLES II LE CHAUVE / THE BALD Obole XF/AU
You must signin and be an approved bidder to bid, LOGIN TO BID. Accounts are subject to approval and the approval process takes place within 48 hours. Do not wait until the day a sale closes to register. Clicking on "BID" constitutes acceptance of the terms of use of cgb.fr private live auctions. Bids must be placed in whole Euro amounts only. The sale will start closing at the time stated on the item description; any bids received at the site after the closing time will not be executed. Transmission times may vary and bids could be rejected if you wait until the last second. For further information check the Live auction FAQ

All winning bids are subject to a 18% buyer’s fee.
Estimate : 3 000 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 28 June 2016 15:55:45
Type : Obole
Date: c. 864-900
Mint name / Town : Bar-sur-Aube
Metal : silver
Diameter : 15,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 0,63 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Cette obole est frappée sur un flan assez large et très légèrement irrégulier. Exemplaire recouvert d’une patine grise de médaillier présentant de petites taches
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse legend : + I CASTELI BAR.
Reverse description : Croix.
Reverse translation : (Château de Bar).

Commentary


Très rare obole pour Bar-sur-Aube dont seulement deux autres exemplaires semblent avoir été retrouvés. Cet exemplaire se différencie par une légende de revers différente se retrouvant sur certains deniers de Bar-sur-Aube.

Historical background


CHARLES II LE CHAUVE / THE BALD

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

Charles the Bald became king on the death of his father, Louis the Pious, on June 20, 840. At the Treaty of Verdun in 843, the Carolingian empire was shared between Louis' three sons. Lothair receives Lotharingia, Louis the German, Francia Orientalis and Charles Francia Occidentalis. The type with the Christian legend predates 864 and the reform of the Edict of Pîtres, but it must be later than 843. It may have been struck between 850 and 860.

cgb.fr uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
To remove the banner, you must accept or refuse their use by clicking on the corresponding buttons.

x