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Live auction - bmv_725461 - MARSEILLE - MASSILIA - CHILDERIC II Triens

MARSEILLE - MASSILIA - CHILDERIC II Triens AU
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Estimate : 5 000 €
Price : 6 800 €
Maximum bid : 6 800 €
End of the sale : 08 March 2022 16:16:08
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Triens
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Marseille
Metal : gold
Diameter : 14,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 1,07 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Ce triens est frappé sur un flan large, légèrement voilé et avec un léger décentrage au revers. Or pal signe de la présente d’une proportion non négligeable d’argent
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : HILDIR. - ICVS R..
Obverse description : Buste diadémé à droite ; devant une sorte de P renversé.
Obverse translation : (Childéric, roi).

Reverse


Reverse legend : C[IVI]TATIS. MASILIE.
Reverse description : Croix sur un globe cantonnée des lettres M et A.
Reverse translation : (Cité de Marseille).

Commentary


Ces triens sont les derniers à porter le nom d’un roi mérovingien.

Historical background


MARSEILLE - MASSILIA - Childeric II

(662-675)

Childeric was born around 653. He is the son of Clovis II and slave Frankish Bathilda. He married in 667 Blitilde, daughter of Princess Himnechilde. The lords of Neustria turned to Childeric to overthrow the mayor of the palace Ebroin, the latter was imprisoned in the monastery of Luxeuil while King Thierry III of Neustria was imprisoned in Saint-Denis. Childeric II abolished the coinage of gold in Gaul in favor of a mint of money. He was assassinated in October / December 675 during a hunt in the forest of Bondy.

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