Obverse description : Grand M accosté de segments et de globules.
Reverse description : Presque lisse avec seulement deux globules.
CURRENCY Merovingian - Poitou - METALVS VICVS - Melle (Deux-Sèvres)
(Late seventh - eighth century)
The workshop Melle, in the south east of Deux-Sèvres, was significant in the Carolingian period and seems to have worked since the Merovingian period. The silver-lead mines are still accessible and visitable by a wide audience.