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Live auction - bfe_363028 - DOMBES - PRINCIPALITY OF DOMBES - LOUIS II DE MONTPENSIER Denier tournois, essai en argent

DOMBES - PRINCIPALITY OF DOMBES - LOUIS II DE MONTPENSIER Denier tournois, essai en argent AU/AU
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Estimate : 1 000 €
Price : 737 €
Maximum bid : 737 €
End of the sale : 29 September 2015 16:42:15
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Denier tournois, essai en argent
Date: 1576
Mint name / Town : Trévoux
Metal : silver
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 1,26 g.
Edge : lisse
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Ce denier tournois est frappé sur un flan large et régulier. Exemplaire recouvert d’une patine grise de médaillier et présentant de hauts reliefs. Petite usure sur la chevelure du prince
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Claoué (vente Crédit de la Bourse, 26-28 avril 2015, n° 1293) et de la collection Yves Caille

Obverse


Obverse legend : + LVDO. P. DOMBAR. D. MONTIS, (LÉGENDE COMMENÇANT À 6 HEURES).
Obverse description : Buste cuirassé à gauche de Louis II.
Obverse translation : (Louis de Bourbon, prince de Dombes, duc de Montpensier).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + DENIER. TOVRNOIS. 1576.
Reverse description : Deux lis et une brisure (armes de Bourbon).
Reverse translation : (Le Seigneur est mon aide).

Commentary


De tels essais en argent, ou pièce de plaisir, sont connues pour les millésimes 1576, 1577. Certains exemplaires sans millésime ont certainement été frappés en 1581.

Historical background


DOMBES - PRINCIPALITY DOMBES - LOUIS II OF MONTPENSIER

(1560-1582)

After the death of Pierre de Bourbon in 1503, his daughter Suzanne (1491-1521) succeeded him as lord of Trévoux. She married Charles III Duke of Bourbon-Montpensier (1489-1527), son of Gilbert, Count of Montpensier. At the death of Anne de Beaujeu, daughter of Louis XI and wife of Pierre de Bourbon, in 1522, Louise de Savoie, mother of Francis I, claiming the legacy of Dombes. Charles de Bourbon, Constable of France, betrays King Francis I and Charles V to rally dies besieging Rome in 1527. The lordship of Dombes is given to Louise de Savoie and attached to the kingdom after the death of Louise in 1531. In 1560, 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. Bourbon-Montpensier descended from Robert de Clermont, son of St. Louis. Family of Bourbon-Montpensier will rule until 1693 the Dombes.

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