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Live auction - bmv_581961 - QUENTOVIC (WICVS IN PONTIO) Triens, épreuve de revers en plomb

QUENTOVIC (WICVS IN PONTIO) Triens, épreuve de revers en plomb AU
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Estimate : 250 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 28 April 2020 15:43:37
Type : Triens, épreuve de revers en plomb
Date: c. 625-635
Mint name / Town : 62 - Étaples-sur-Mer
Metal : lead
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Weight : 1,88 g.
Rarity : UNIQUE
Coments on the condition:
Épreuve de revers sur un flan large et irrégulier, présentant un revers complet. Aspect typique du plomb


Obverse description : Lisse.


Reverse legend : VVIC FIT.
Reverse description : Croix potencée, soudée sur une base hémi-hexagonale contenant un trait vertical.


Monnaie publiée dans La Revue du Nord, Tome 98-2016 juin 2017, par Jean-Marc Doyen, page 293-294, n° 36. D’après l’étude de ce monnayage dans la RN 1996, ce type de revers correspond plus particulièrement aux n° 30-34 qui sont au nom du monétaire DONNA. L’absence de type de droit associé à l’utilisation d’un tel flan de plomb ne laisse aucun doute sur la nature de cet objet ; il s’agit bien d’une épreuve de revers ! Ce genre d’objet est connu tant pour les époques romaine que gauloise, mais reste excessivement peu répandu pour l’époque mérovingienne.

Historical background

Quentovic (WICVS IN Pontio)

(Seventh century)

Jean Lafaurie in Review article Coin 1996's, is the state of knowledge on this coinage Wicus. From the seventeenth century, Quentovic the Roman port at the mouth of the Canche was proposed. Nineteenth (Pas-de-Calais) "a lost place near Etaples," has been proposed, as this city is located in Boulogne on the right bank of the river mouth. Wicus in Pontio is however located in Ponthieu. The earliest mention of Quentovic back to 720. Hundred twenty-two currencies were identified by J. Lafaurie. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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