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Live auction - bmv_351843 - 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 15:41:56
Type : Triens, monétaire DVTTA, type IXb
Date: 600-675
Mint name / Town : atelier indéterminé
Metal : gold
Diameter : 10,5 mm
Weight : 1,29 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Triens avec un superbe revers mais un avers très fruste. Or de qualité
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection J. R. de Béziers


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


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


Ce type IXd regroupe divers triens de styles différents ; les n° 81-82 correspondent exactement à notre exemplaire et sont d’ailleurs issus des mêmes coins. Ces deux triens proviennent du trésor de Crondall et les analyses effectuées sur ces deux monnaies donnent respectivement 50,8% d’or et 47,6%.

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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