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Live auction - bfe_363174 - DOMBES - LORDSHIP OF TRÉVOUX - JEAN II DE / JOHN II OF BOURBON Pièce de quatre deniers tournois

DOMBES - LORDSHIP OF TRÉVOUX - JEAN II DE / JOHN II OF BOURBON Pièce de quatre deniers tournois XF
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Estimate : 380 €
Price : 220 €
Maximum bid : 250 €
End of the sale : 29 September 2015 16:39:15
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Pièce de quatre deniers tournois
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Trévoux
Metal : billon
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 1,62 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Cette pièce est frappée sur un flan large et régulier. Exemplaire recouvert d’une légère patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Yves Caille


Obverse legend : + (SUR ANNELET) IOHS: DVX: BORBONI: D: T:.
Obverse description : Quatre lis posés 1, 2 et 1 et une brisure.
Obverse translation : (Jean, duc de Bourbon).


Reverse legend : + (SUR ANNELET) SIT: NOME: DNI: BENED.
Reverse description : Croix cantonnée de quatre groupes de trois besants.
Reverse translation : (Soit bénit le nom du Seigneur).

Historical background



John II, Duke of Bourbon, was born in 1426, the union of Charles I, Duke of Bourbon and Agnes, daughter of John, Duke of Burgundy. He had three brothers: Charles II, who became cardinal Louis who became bishop of Liège and Peter II, who, in 1488, succeeded him as lord of Dombes.

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