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Live auction - bfe_459794 - PROVENCE - ARCHBISHOPRIC OF ARLES - GALHARD DE SAUMATE Florin d'or

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Estimate : 2 000 €
Price : 2 202 €
Maximum bid : 2 202 €
End of the sale : 12 December 2017 16:38:25
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Florin d'or
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Arles
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 906 ‰
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 3,46 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Ce florin est frappé sur un flan légèrement irrégulier et voilé. Petite rayure à gauche du saint Jean-Baptiste
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la vente Vinchon du 6 novembre 2001, n° 402


Obverse legend : G AREL - ARCH’P.
Obverse description : Grande fleur de lis épanouie.
Obverse translation : (Guillaume, archevêque d’Arles).


Reverse legend : .S. IOHA-NNES. B. (HEAUME).
Reverse description : Saint Jean-Baptiste debout de face, nimbé, vêtu d'une peau de mouton, tenant un sceptre cruciforme de la main gauche et bénissant de la main droite.
Reverse translation : (Saint Jean-Baptiste).

Historical background

PROVENCE - Archbishopric of Arles - GALHARD OF SAUMATE


Galhard of Saumate, Bishop of Riez in 1317-1318, became Archbishop of Arles in 1318 and succeeded Gailhard Faugères (1311-1318). His Archbishopric was short-lived, being replace by 1323 Gasbert La Val.

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