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Live auction - bfe_420640 - LANGUEDOC - ANDUZE AND SAUVE - BERNARD II Obole

LANGUEDOC - ANDUZE AND SAUVE - BERNARD II Obole AU/AU
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Estimate : 800 €
Price : 480 €
Maximum bid : 600 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 16:08:11
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Obole
Date: c. 1150-1160
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Sommières
Metal : silver
Diameter : 14,5 mm
Orientation dies : 2 h.
Weight : 0,39 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Cette obole est frappée sur un flan large et irrégulier. Haut relief. Exemplaire recouvert d’une patine de médaillier
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : + ANDVSIENSIS.
Obverse description : B accosté de quatre besants.
Obverse translation : (Anduse).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + SALVIENSIS.
Reverse description : Croix ancrée cantonnée au 1 d'une ove.
Reverse translation : (Sauve).

Historical background


Languedoc - SEIGNEURIE D'Anduze AND SAVE - BERNARD II

(1145-1164)

Anduze Sauve and belonged to the family of Bermond between the tenth and twelfth centuries. Bernard II Anduze was the husband of Ermengarde, Viscountess of Narbonne (1143-1192). Alfonso Jordan, Count of Toulouse, was the guardian of Ermengarde between 1134 and 1143 after the death of his father Aimery II (1108-1134). Currencies began to be manufactured in Bernard II. Poey d'Avant had just noticed that the little roundel ovoid which restricts the cross on the back might be a brand new issue. In 1248, the lords of Anduze and sold Sauve workshop Sommières Louis IX.

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