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Live auction - bry_459545 - SPANIA - PRINCIPALITY OF CATALONIA - LOUIS XIII V réaux 164[2] Barcelone

SPANIA - PRINCIPALITY OF CATALONIA - LOUIS XIII V réaux 164[2] Barcelone VF
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Estimate : 800 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 12 December 2017 15:48:08
Type : V réaux
Date: 164[2] 
Mint name / Town : Barcelone
Metal : silver
Diameter : 25 mm
Orientation dies : 2 h.
Weight : 5,96 g.
Coments on the condition:
Cette pièce de V réaux est frappée sur un flan irrégulier et court. Exemplaire présentant des faiblesses de frappe et recouvert d’une patine grise. Tréflage au revers
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : [(ROSE) LV]D. XIII. D. G. [R. F. ET.] CO. BARC[...].
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Louis XIII à droite, lauré, drapé et accosté de V-R.
Obverse translation : (Louis XIII, par la grâce de Dieu, roi et comte de Barcelone).

Reverse


Reverse legend : [(TÊTE DE SAINT JEAN-BAPTISTE) - BARCI-NO* CI]-VITAS - 1642.
Reverse description : Écu losangé de Barcelone, brochant sur une croix coupant la légende, cantonné aux 1 et 4 d’un annelet, aux 2 et 3 d’une groupe de trois besants.
Reverse translation : (Cité de Barcelone).

Historical background


SPAIN - PRINCIPALITY Catalonia - LOUIS XIII THE RIGHT

(1640-1643)

On 16 December 1640 the Catalans revolted against their suzerain, Philip IV of Spain (1621-1665) and the French call to their aid. Louis XIII took the title of Count of Barcelona, ​​the French invaded Roussillon in September 1642 and take Perpignan September 9.

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