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Live auction - bfe_440659 - TOWN OF BESANCON - COINAGE STRUCK IN THE NAME OF CHARLES V Demi-daldre

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Estimate : 1 800 €
Price : 1 200 €
Maximum bid : 1 200 €
End of the sale : 12 September 2017 16:48:57
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Demi-daldre
Date: 1662
Mint name / Town : Besançon
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 875 ‰
Diameter : 32 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 13,91 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Ce demi-daldre est frappé sur un flan très large laissant apparaître l’ensemble des grènetis extérieurs. Cet exemplaire présente des reliefs nets et une usure limitée aux parties les plus hautes. On doit noter le présente de plusieurs rayures dans le champ du droit. Exemplaire présente une patine naissante localisée autour des lettres des légendes
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de MONNAIES 22, n° 744 et de la collection Yves Caille


Obverse legend : .CAROLVS. QVINT - (ÉTOILE À 6 RAIS) - ROM. IMPERAT..
Obverse description : Charles Quint à gauche, en pied, couronné et cuirassé, vu de trois quarts en avant ; 16-62 de part et d’autre.
Obverse translation : (Charles Quint, empereur des romains).


Reverse description : Aigle bicéphale impériale nimbée sous une couronne, chargée en cœur d’un écu aux armes de Besançon.
Reverse translation : (Monnaie de la cité impériale de Besançon).


Type monétaire très rare et recherché. L’exemplaire de la vente Claouet (Crédit de la Bourse, 26-28 avril 1993, n° 1279) en état TB et au millésime 1667 a réalisé 4500 francs. Exemplaire issu des mêmes coins de droit et de revers que l’exemplaire Spink & son des 9-10 mai 1984, n° 22 (revendu dans le catalogue Platt, mai 1995, n° 192).

Historical background

Franche-Comté - Besançon - MINT Posthumous


Said Charles V Charles V was born in Ghent February 25, 1500 to the union of the Archduke Philip the Handsome and Joanna the Mad. Father's side, he was the grand-son of Maximilian I of Habsburg and the maternal side, grand-son of the Catholic Monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella. He became ruler of the Netherlands to the death of his father in 1506, when he was only 6 years. A period of regency was exercised by his aunt Margaret of Austria until his emancipation to the States General January 5, 1515. January 23, 1516, his maternal grandfather died and he ascended the throne of Spain under the name of Charles I.. After the death of Maximilian I, Charles was elected Holy Roman Emperor June 28, 1519, under the name of Charles V. The election was originally a long conflict that opposed the king of France Francis. Charles V abdicated October 25, 1555 of its possessions in the Netherlands and 16 January 1556 of its Spanish possessions. He died September 21, 1558 in the monastery of San Yuste Jeromino.

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