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Live auction - bfe_713351 - CHARTRES - COUNTY OF CHARTRES - CHARLES OF VALOIS Obole

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Estimate : 500 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 08 March 2022 17:31:26
Type : Obole
Date: c. 1270-1286
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Chartres
Metal : silver
Diameter : 15 mm
Orientation dies : 4 h.
Weight : 0,50 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Cette obole est frappée sur un flan assez large et irrégulier. Exemplaire avec des taches rouges et vertes
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : + K COM CART CIVIS.
Obverse description : Croix cantonnée au 2 d’un lis et au 3 d’un besant.
Obverse translation : (Charles, comte de Chartres).


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Type bléso-chartrain cantonné de deux globules, timbré d'un lis ; au-dessous une rosace à six points.
Reverse translation : (Cité de Chartres).


Obole très rare, R4 dans l’ouvrage de Daniel Legros.

Historical background

Chartres - Chartres COUNTY - Charles of Valois


Charles de Valois (1270-1325) is the younger brother of Philip IV and the father of Philip VI of Valois. After the order of 1315, Charles sold his right to mint County Chartres his nephew Philip V. Long in 1319. After the death of his father and his brother, County Chartres was permanently attached to the kingdom in 1328.

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