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Live auction - bry_455526 - PHILIP V "THE TALL" Gros tournois n.d.

PHILIP V  THE TALL  Gros tournois n.d.  AU
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Estimate : 550 €
Price : 470 €
Maximum bid : 490 €
End of the sale : 12 December 2017 15:01:15
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Gros tournois
Date: 01/03/1318
Date: n.d. 
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 958 ‰
Diameter : 25 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 3,77 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Ce gros est frappé sur un flan large et légèrement irrégulier. Exemplaire recouvert d’une jolie patine grise et médaillier présentant quelques faiblesses de frappe
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : Croix.
Obverse translation : (Philippe roi ; béni soit le nom de notre Seigneur).


Reverse legend : + TVRONVS (MARTEAU) CIVIS.
Reverse description : Châtel tournois sommé d'une croisette coupant la légende à 12 heures ; bordure extérieure de douze lis dans des oves.
Reverse translation : (Cité de Tours).

Historical background



Born in 1294, Philip V was the second son of Philip IV and Jeanne of Navarre. Philippe, Count of Poitiers, was first regent until the birth of the son of Clemence of Hungary. By a treaty signed in Paris in September 1316, he settled the affairs of Flanders, secured the election of the pope and forced Robert d'Artois submission. John I had died in November 1316, Philip was crowned in Reims in January 1317, despite some resistance from the nobility, including the duke of Burgundy. Count of Rethel, Louis de Nevers, sided with the Princess Jeanne, daughter of Louis X, and entered in Champagne. Artois the enemies of Mahaut resumed the fight. But Nevers submitted from November 1317. In March 1318, an agreement was reached with the Duke of Burgundy, he would marry a daughter of Philip V, Jeanne, who inherit the counties of Artois and Burgundy. Jeanne, daughter of Louis X, retain Navarre, and marry Philip of Evreux. In March 1317, a assembles prosecutors towns Language oil was held in Paris. We are occupied public order and the reorganization of military institutions cities. In March, in Bourges, another meeting of cities Oc language took care of financial matters. Assemblies cities, prelates and barons were repeated in 1318, 1319 and 1320, dealing-it seems monetary issues. It mainly served to reinforce the legitimacy of the new king. At his death in January 1322, his brother Charles Walk succeeded without difficulty.

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