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Live auction - bfe_363076 - DOMBES - PRINCIPALITY OF DOMBES - HENRI DE MONTPENSIER Teston, 2e type

DOMBES - PRINCIPALITY OF DOMBES - HENRI DE MONTPENSIER Teston, 2e type AU
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Estimate : 450 €
Price : 280 €
Maximum bid : 280 €
End of the sale : 29 September 2015 16:44:37
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Teston, 2e type
Date: 1606
Mint name / Town : Trévoux
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 899 ‰
Diameter : 29 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 9,51 g.
Coments on the condition:
Ce teston est frappé sur un flan irrégulier et assez large. Exemplaire présentant des faiblesses de frappe avec un petit plat au niveau de la chevelure du prince. Une jolie patine grise de médaillier recouvre cet exemplaire qui présente une petite tache à 3 heures au droit
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la liste Crédit de la Bourse d’octobre 1992, n° 572 et 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 barbu et cuirassé à gauche.
Obverse translation : (Henri, prince de Dombes, duc de Montpensier).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + DNS. ADIVTOR. ET. REDEM. MEVS. 1606, (D ET O DE ADIVTOR POINTÉS).
Reverse description : Écu de Bourbon sommé d'une couronne ouverte, accosté de deux H couronnées.
Reverse translation : (Le Seigneur est mon soutien et mon rédempteur).

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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