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Live auction - bmv_351845 - QUENTOVIC (WICVS IN PONTIO) Triens, monétaire DVTTA, type IXb

QUENTOVIC (WICVS IN PONTIO) Triens, monétaire DVTTA, type IXb F/AU
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Estimate : 1 000 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 29 September 2015 15:41:26
Type : Triens, monétaire DVTTA, type IXb
Date: 600-675
Mint name / Town : atelier indéterminé
Metal : gold
Diameter : 11 mm
Weight : 1,27 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Triens avec un avers quasiment illisible, frappé avec un coin très rouillé, mais un superbe revers bien net et complet. Or de qualité avec une belle patine
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection J. R. de Béziers

Obverse


Obverse legend : XVVICCO ?.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé (?) à droite ; légende autour.

Reverse


Reverse legend : DVTTA MONE.
Reverse description : Croix grecque sur deux degrés ; légende autour.

Commentary


Ce triens est intéressant il s’insère dans le type IXB au nom du montéaire DVTTA, avec le nom du monétaire assez net au revers. Le droit ne pertmet aucun rapprochement, mais le revers ne semble pas être frappé avec un coin représenté par les n° 73-80 de l’étude de J. Lafaurie. L.

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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