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Live auction - bmv_351832 - QUENTOVIC (WICVS IN PONTIO) Triens, monétaire ANCCO, type VIIIa

QUENTOVIC (WICVS IN PONTIO) Triens, monétaire ANCCO, type VIIIa AU
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Estimate : 2 000 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 29 September 2015 15:40:26
Type : Triens, monétaire ANCCO, type VIIIa
Date: c. 610-615
Mint name / Town : Quentovic (62)
Metal : gold
Diameter : 11,5 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 1,04 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Triens homogène, bien centré et de frappe relativement vigoureuse au droit comme au revers. Métal gris, probablement chargé en argent, avec une patine légèrement concrétionnée
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection J. R. de Béziers

Obverse


Obverse legend : + IVVS FIT.
Obverse description : Tête diadémée à droite ; légende circulaire.

Reverse


Reverse legend : TNCCO MONET.
Reverse description : Croix potencée, soudée sur une base hémi-hexagonale contenant une croisette.

Commentary


Pour les triens d’ANGLVS I, avec ANCCO MONET au revers, la croix varie, selon que le sommet et les bras de la croix sont potencés ou non. Cet exemplaire se rapproche des n° 44-46 avec une légende IVVS FIT au droit et ANCCO MONET au revers avec de petits O ronds. Aucune liaison de coin ne semble pouvoir être notée avec les exemplaires recensés par J. Lafaurie.

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.

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