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Live auction - bfe_363027 - DOMBES - PRINCIPALITY OF DOMBES - LOUIS II DE MONTPENSIER Double sol parisis

DOMBES - PRINCIPALITY OF DOMBES - LOUIS II DE MONTPENSIER Double sol parisis VF
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Estimate : 700 €
Price : 570 €
Maximum bid : 720 €
End of the sale : 29 September 2015 16:41:45
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Double sol parisis
Date: 1582
Mint name / Town : Trévoux
Metal : billon
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 8 h.
Weight : 3,90 g.
Edge : lisse
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Ce double sol parisis est frappé sur un flan irrégulier et présentant un éclatement à 1 heure au revers. Exemplaire recouvert d’une patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la liste OGN 50, n° 810 et de la collection Yves Caille

Obverse


Obverse legend : + LVDO[VI. P.] DOMBAR. D. MONTISP. (MM).
Obverse description : L couronnée accosté de deux lis ; au-dessous un lambda.
Obverse translation : (Louis, duc de Montpensieur, seigneur de Dombes).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + DNS. ADIVT. ET. REDEM. MEVS. 1582.
Reverse description : Croix fleurdelisée et évidée cantonnée aux 1 et 4 d’un lis, aux 2 et 3 d’un lambda.
Reverse translation : (Le Seigneur est mon aide).

Commentary


Monnaie particulièrement rare dont Jean-Paul Divo n’avait recensé que cinq exemplaires.

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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