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Live auction - bfe_338546 - LORRAINE - DUCHY OF LORRAINE - JOHN I Denier

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Estimate : 800 €
Price : 400 €
Maximum bid : 400 €
End of the sale : 03 December 2014 16:57:57
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Nancy
Metal : silver
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 0,47 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Ce denier est frappé sur un flan large et irrégulier. Exemplaire présentant d’assez hauts reliefs et recouvert d’une patine grise présentant des taches
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : .IOHES’. - .DVX. LO’.
Obverse description : Écu de Lorraine sommé d’une aigle éployée.
Obverse translation : (Jean, duc de Lorraine).


Reverse legend : MONETA.D-E. NANCEI.
Reverse description : Épée en pal accostée de deux roses.
Reverse translation : (Monnaie de Nancy).

Historical background

LORRAINE - Duchy of Lorraine - JEAN IER


John I first found himself placed under the regency of Marie de Blois. He was taken prisoner at the Battle of Poitiers and was released after the Treaty of Brétigny (1360). Jean Charles de Blois supported and was taken prisoner at the battle of Auray. He remained faithful to the French alliance and died in 1390.

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