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bfe_661361 - LYONNAIS - ARCHBISCHOP OF LYON - ANONYMOUS COINAGE Denier

LYONNAIS - ARCHBISCHOP OF LYON - ANONYMOUS COINAGE Denier XF
40.00 €(Approx. 45.20$ | 34.40£)
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Type : Denier
Date: c.1100-1150
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : silver
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 10 h.
Weight : 0,93 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Ce denier est frappé sur un flan large et irrégulier. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : + PRIMA SEDES.
Obverse description : Grande L barrée.
Obverse translation : (Lyon, siège du primat).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + GALLIAR.V.
Reverse description : Croix.
Reverse translation : (des Gaules).

Historical background


LYON - LYON ARCHDIOCESE - ANONYMOUS

(XII-XIV centuries)

Concession currency Lyon could date from the time of Charles the Bald. The monetary law was often played by the kings of Burgundy the tenth and eleventh centuries, especially by Henry III of Burgundy. Frederick I Barbarossa (1152-1190) confirmed the grant of the currency Lyon Archbishop Humbert November 18, 1157 (A. Blanchet, Manuel, op. Cit., P.369). Mint after French annexation of 1312, kept its monetary privileges in Regulation 1315. The Episcopal workshop disappeared at the end of the fourteenth century.

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