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Live auction - bmv_351833 - QUENTOVIC (WICVS IN PONTIO) Triens, monétaire ANCCO, type VIIIa

QUENTOVIC (WICVS IN PONTIO) Triens, monétaire ANCCO, type VIIIa AU
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Estimate : 2 200 €
Price : 3 400 €
Maximum bid : 3 721 €
End of the sale : 29 September 2015 15:39:56
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Triens, monétaire ANCCO, type VIIIa
Date: c. 610-615
Mint name / Town : Quentovic (62)
Metal : gold
Diameter : 12,5 mm
Orientation dies : 10 h.
Weight : 1,25 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Beau triens avec des types complets et bien centrés. Patine brune, avec une surface un peu hétérogène comme cristallisée
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection J. R. de Béziers

Obverse


Obverse legend : + VICS 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 du n° 41 avec une légende VICS FIT au droit et ANCCO MONET au revers avec de petits O ronds. Il semble d’ailleurs que ce triens soit issu du même coin de droit que le n° 41 (musée monétaire, Paris, n° 17).

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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