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Live auction - bfe_363092 - DOMBES - PRINCIPALITY OF DOMBES - HENRI DE MONTPENSIER Demi-franc

DOMBES - PRINCIPALITY OF DOMBES - HENRI DE MONTPENSIER Demi-franc XF
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Estimate : 700 €
Price : 1 160 €
Maximum bid : 1 550 €
End of the sale : 29 September 2015 16:45:37
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Demi-franc
Date: 1603
Mint name / Town : Trévoux
Metal : silver
Diameter : 28,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 7,14 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Ce demi-franc est frappé sur un flan assez large et irrégulier. Exemplaire présentant des faiblesses de frappe et recouvert d’une légère patine grise de médaillier
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Yves Caille

Obverse


Obverse legend : + HENRIC. P. DOMBAR. D. MONTISP. (MM), (LÉGENDE COMMENÇANT À 6 HEURES).
Obverse description : Buste de Henri II de Bourbon à gauche, drapé et cuirassé.
Obverse translation : (Henri, prince de Dombes, duc de Montpensier).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + DNS. ADIVTOR. ET. REDEM. MEVS. 1603, (D POINTÉS).
Reverse description : Croix fleuronnée portant une H en cœur tournée de 90 degrés.
Reverse translation : (Le Seigneur est mon soutien et mon rédempteur).

Commentary


Monnaie particulièrement rare dont le coin de droit a également été utilisé pour la frappe de testons au millésime 1603.

Historical background


DOMBES - PRINCIPALITY DOMBES - HENRI II OF MONTPENSIER

(1592-1608)

The currency issue ceased in the Dombes to the death of Peter II in 1503. The lordship of Dombes is given to Louise de Savoie and attached to the kingdom after his death in 1531. In 1560, the king of France, Francis II, restores Louis II de Bourbon-Montpensier, son of Louise de Montpensier (1561) sister of the Constable Charles de Bourbon, and erects the lordship of Trévoux principality. Typing only resumed under Louis II de Bourbon-Montpensier (1560-1582) and ended very late in the second half of the seventeenth century. Bourbon-Montpensier descended from Robert de Clermont, son of St. Louis. The family of Bourbon-Montpensier will reign over the Dombes until the year 1693.

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